55,455 Britax car seats recalled

55,455 Britax car seats recalled

55,455 Britax car seats recalled

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by Terri Gruca

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Posted on November 6, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 6 at 4:44 PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Tuesday Britax is recalling 55,455 convertible car seats because of a potential choking hazard.

These seats were made of a softer chest pad material that may be bitten or chewed into pieces by children. Three children have bitten the seats and gagged on the material.

The following models are involved in the recall:

  • Boulevard 70 G3
  • Advocate 70 G3
  • Pavilion 70 G3,

Model Numbers:

E9LJ91A

E9LJ91M

E9LJ91S

E9LJ92E

E9LJ93P

E9LJ93S

E9LK91A

E9LK31A

E9LK31Q

E9LK32D

E9LK32Z

E9LK33Q

E9LL11A

E9LL11Q

E9LL12D

E9LL12Z

E9LG81A

E9LG83N

E9LG83P

E9LG83X

E9LG83Y

E9LL21A

E9LL23P

E9LL23Y

The seats were manufactured from June 2012 through August 2012.

 

Britax will provide owners with replacement HUGS pads that are made from a firmer material and instructions on how to replace the pads free of charge.

To view a video on how to remove and replace the HUGS chest pads visit www.BritaxUSA.com/support/safety-notices and select the product from the menu on the right side.

Owners may remove the HUGS pads and continue using the seat until replacement pads are received.

If you have questions contact Britax Customer Service Department at 1-888-427-4829 with questions or to request replacement pads in the event their restraint is not already registered with Britax.

 

 

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