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Dorel Infant Car Seat/Carriers Recalled

Date:
December 18, 2009
Category:
Car Seats
Company/Brand:
Dorel Juvenile Group Inc.
The Danger:
When used as an infant carrier, the child restraint handle can loosen and come off, posing a fall hazard to infants.
Description:
This recall involves about 447,000 Safety 1st-, Cosco-, Eddie Bauer-, and Disney-branded infant car seat/carriers manufactured from January 6, 2008, through April 6, 2009. The model number and manufacture date are located on a label on the side of the car seat/carrier. The following model numbers are included in the recall: 22-057 DBY, 22-085 DWA, 22-057 CLN, 22-057 HRT, 22-322 HRR, 22-322 PTK, 22-057 LPH, 22-085 LYN, 22-322 KDL, 22-322 LXI, 22-322OLY, 22-322PRS, 22-322 MAI, 22-325 COB, 22-095 RBK, 22-380 LGA, 22-380 MSA, 22-627 WAV, and 22-325 PAC (Safety 1st); 22-300 FZN, 22-300 OSF, 22-300 CSF, 22-300 JJV, 22-300 THD, and 22-300 TWD (Cosco); 22-627 AWF, 22-355 LBF, 22-305 NAB, 22-305 PPH, and 22-355 PWK (Disney); 22-627 CGT, 22-627 FRK, 22-627 SNW, 22-627 WPR, 22-627KGS, and 22-655BYTE (Eddie Bauer). The car seat/carriers were sold with Travel Systems; the stroller portion of the travel system is not affected by this recall.
Sold At:
Department and juvenile product stores nationwide from January 2008 through December 2009 for between $120 and $220.
What To Do:
Do not use the handle of the car seat/carrier until the repair kit has been installed. The product can continue to be used as a car seat when properly installed in the vehicle. Contact Dorel Juvenile Group to receive a free repair kit. For more information, contact Dorel Juvenile Group at (866) 762-3316 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.djgusa.com/safety_notice.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10084.html