One or more of the six screws in the handle may become loose, posing a choking hazard for children.
The recall includes 67,276 Alpha Elite and Eddie Bauer Comfort Infant Car Seats. Only those seats manufactured between July 26, 2005, and February 28, 2006, are affected. The model number and date of manufacture may be found on a sticker located on the side or back of the car seat.
Alpha Elite Comfort Infant Car Seats
Eddie Bauer Comfort Infant Car Seats
The 22630 models are part of the 01726 Eddie Bauer Integrated Travel System.
Mass merchandisers and department stores.
What To Do:
Dorel will notify all registered owners. Those who have not registered their product should complete the online customer satisfaction program registration process at djgusa.com, safety1st.com, or djgusa.com/eddiebauer. You may also e-mail the company at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (877) 229-1374 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT, or send a fax to (800) 207-8182.
You can use the car seat until you get the repair kit, but in the meantime, you should make sure the handle trim screws have not loosened. The handle trim screws do not affect the performance of the car seat in the vehicle.
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