Britax Chaperone Infant Car Seats Recalled

Date:
January 25, 2012
Category:
Car Seats
Company/Brand:
Britax Child Safety, Inc.
The Danger:
The harness adjuster can detach from the seat shell. Should the harness adjuster detach from the seat, the child may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury or death. No injuries have been reported.
Description:
This recall involves about 14,000 Chaperone Infant Car Seats produced from September 1, 2010, through April 30, 2011.

Child Restraint Brand Name / Model or Model No.:
CHAPERONE / E9L692J (BLACK/SILVER)
CHAPERONE / E9L692K (RED)
CHAPERONE / E9L692L (COWMOOFLAGE)
CHAPERONE / E9L692M (GREEN)
What To Do:
Britax will notify owners and provide repair kits free of charge. The safety recall and mailing of the kits is expected to begin on or about February 6, 2012. Until then, any seats on which the harness adjuster has detached will be replaced. Owners may contact Britax at 1-888-427-4829 or visit www.BritaxUSA.com. Customers may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.SaferCar.gov.
For More Information:
www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls

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