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|
|22-057 DBY||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-085 DWA||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-057 CLN||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-057 HRT||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-322 HRR||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-322 PTK||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-057 LPH||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-085 LYN||Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System|
|22-322 KDL||Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System|
|22-322 LXI||Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System|
|22-322OLY||Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System|
|22-322PRS||Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System|
|22-322 MAI||Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System|
|22-325 COB||Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System|
|22-095 RBK||Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System|
|22-380 LGA||Safety 1st Lite Wave Travel System|
|22-380 MSA||Safety 1st Lite Wave Travel System|
|22-627 WAV||Safety 1st Vector Travel System|
|22-325 PAC||Safety 1st Vector Travel System|
|22-300 FZN||Cosco Sprint Travel System|
|22-300 OSF||Cosco Sprint Travel System|
|22-300 CSF||Cosco Sprint Travel System|
|22-300 JJV||Cosco Sprint Travel System|
|22-300 THD||Cosco Sprint Travel System|
|22-300 TWD||Cosco Sprint Travel System|
|22-627 AWF||Disney Propack Travel System|
|22-355 LBF||Disney Propack Travel System|
|22-305 NAB||Disney Propack Travel System|
|22-305 PPH||Disney Propack Travel System|
|22-355 PWK||Disney Propack Travel System|
|22-627 CGT||Eddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System|
|22-627 FRK||Eddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System|
|22-627 SNW||Eddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System|
|22-627 WPR||Eddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System|
|22-627KGS||Eddie Bauer Endeavor Travel System|
|22-655BYTE||Eddie 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