Britax Car Seat & Travel Systems Recall
Product Name: B-Safe 35 Carrier and B-Safe 35/B-Agile Travel Systems.
Description: This recall involves the carry handle on certain B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35/B-Agile Travel Systems manufactured between October 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015. The product can be used as a rear-facing only car seat or as an infant carrier. It comes with a black shell and base and a solid colored canopy. The Britax logo is printed on both sides of the seat shell and on the carry handle grip. Model numbers are printed on a date of manufacturer (DOM) label located at the back of the infant car seat shell.
In Canada, the infant car seats with the following model numbers are included in the recall:
B-Safe 35 - E9LV13F, E9LV15M, E9LV15P
B-Safe 35/B-Agile Travel System - S914300, S914500, S914700
Approximately 3,900 seats were sold in Canada and about 71,000 were distributed in the United States.
Hazard: The infant car seat carry handle can develop cracks and break allowing the seat to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the infant. Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products. Britax has received 74 reports (one in Canada) of the handle developing fractures, cracks, or breaking while in use.
Corrective Action: Consumers should not lift or carry the car seat by the handle until the repair is installed. All consumers who have registered their product with Britax will automatically receive a free repair kit. To verify registration or to receive a repair kit, consumers can visit the Britax recall page. Consumers can continue to safely use the car seat when secured in a vehicle or on a stroller.
For more information, consumers may contact Britax by telephone at 1-800-683-2045 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET on Friday, by email or online at the Britax website and click on Safety Notice at the top right, or the Britax recall page.
Britax Child Safety, Inc.
Britax Child Safety, Ltd