Dorel Infant Car Seat/Carriers Recalled




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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Dorel Infant Car Seat/Carriers

Units: About 447,000

Manufacturer: Dorel Juvenile Group Inc., of Columbus, Ind.

Hazard: When used as an infant carrier, the child restraint handle to the seat can loosen and come off, posing a fall hazard to infants.

Incidents/Injuries: Dorel has received 77 reports of the child restraint handle fully or partially coming off the car seat/carrier resulting in at least three injuries to infants including bumps, bruises and a head injury.

Description: This recall involves Safety 1st, Cosco, Eddie Bauer and Disney branded infant car seat/carriers with the following model numbers and that were 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. They were sold with Travel Systems. The stroller portion of the travel system is not affected by this recall.

Child Restraint Model#Product Description
Safety 1st
22-057 DBYSafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-085 DWASafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-057 CLNSafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-057 HRTSafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-322 HRRSafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-322 PTKSafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-057 LPHSafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-085 LYNSafety 1st Sojourn Travel System
22-322 KDLSafety 1st Eurostar Travel System
22-322 LXISafety 1st Eurostar Travel System
22-322OLYSafety 1st Eurostar Travel System
22-322PRSSafety 1st Eurostar Travel System
22-322 MAISafety 1st Eurostar Travel System
22-325 COBSafety 1st Eurostar Travel System
22-095 RBKSafety 1st Eurostar Travel System
22-380 LGASafety 1st Lite Wave Travel System
22-380 MSASafety 1st Lite Wave Travel System
22-627 WAVSafety 1st Vector Travel System
22-325 PACSafety 1st Vector Travel System
Cosco
22-300 FZNCosco Sprint Travel System
22-300 OSFCosco Sprint Travel System
22-300 CSFCosco Sprint Travel System
22-300 JJVCosco Sprint Travel System
22-300 THDCosco Sprint Travel System
22-300 TWDCosco Sprint Travel System
Disney
22-627 AWFDisney Propack Travel System
22-355 LBFDisney Propack Travel System
22-305 NABDisney Propack Travel System
22-305 PPHDisney Propack Travel System
22-355 PWKDisney Propack Travel System
Eddie Bauer
22-627 CGTEddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System
22-627 FRKEddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System
22-627 SNWEddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System
22-627 WPREddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System
22-627KGSEddie Bauer Endeavor Travel System
22-655BYTEEddie Bauer Endeavor Travel System

Sold at: Department and juvenile product stores nationwide from January 2008 through December 2009 for between $120 and $220.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should 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.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dorel Juvenile Group at (866) 762-3316 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.djgusa.com/safety_notice


Picture of Recalled Infant Car Seat/Carrier