Your BBB® has learned that Britax, the carseat manufacturer is recalling 207,000 Britax B-Safe carseats following a notice from the National Traffic Safety Administration according to which the chest clip can break and pose a choking hazard for children.
The NHTSA has received complaints regarding several incidents in which this chest clip has broken, more can be found here. One of the consumers stated that the clip broke while he was driving the car at 70 miles-per-hour.
The company says they will inform owners of the recall and make the adjustments free of charge. All carseats affected by this recall have been manufactured between Nov. 1, 2015 and May 31, 2017 and can be identified by these model numbers:
|B-Safe 35 & Travel Systems||E1A183F, E1A185M, E1A185P, E1A186R, E1A203F, E1A205M, E1A205P, E1A206X, E1A206Z, E1A207E, E9LU65V, E9LU66X, E9LU66Z, E9LU67D, E9LU67E, EXA185M, S02063600, S02063700, S03803400, S03803500, S03803700, S03803800, S03803900, S04144400, S04144500, S04144600, S04145000, S04402800, S04884200, S04884300, S04975600, S04978900, S05260200, S06020300, S06020400, S06020500, S06020600, S06020700, S06020800, S06020900, S06147100, S921800|
|B-Safe 35 Elite & Travel Systems||E1A215T, E1A215U, E1A216P, E1A221Q, E1A225C, E1A225U, E1A226L, E9LS51Q, E9LS56C, E9LS56L, E9LS57F, E9LS57G, E9LS57H, EXA216L, S01298600, S02063800, S02063900, S02064000, S04281200, S04281300, S04628500, S06018800, S06020000, S06020200, S923700|
|BOB B-Safe 35 by Britax||E9LT34A, E9LT34C, E9LT35X, EXLT34A|
For more information you can trust, visit bbb.org/Evansville!