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SafeCell Impact Protection - Infant Car Seats

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SafeCell Impact Protection is an integrated system of safety components that work together to protect your child well beyond the federal safety standards.  As the leader in safety technology, only Britax car seats have SafeCell Impact Protection.

Britax infant car seats feature our exclusive impact-absorbing base, impact-stabilizing steel frame and various levels of side impact protection to form the integrated system of SafeCell Impact Protection.



At Britax, we feel that "safe enough" simply isn't good enough for your child.  That's why our team of experts worked to create SafeCell Impact Protection.  SafeCell's innovative technologies combine to provide exceptional energy absorption and movement limitation in a collision, keeping your baby safe and you free from worry along the way.


Each SafeCell Impact Protection technology has a separate function, but all work together to keep your child safe and secure in the event of a crash.

  • Impact-absorbing base compresses to absorb crash energy and counteract forward movement, keeping your child clear from the seat in front of them.
  • Impact-stabilizing steel frame gives you peace of mind knowing there is strength where you want it most, through the spine of the car seat reducing forward flex and at the connection points to the vehicle.
  • Side impact protection surrounds your child in safety.  We offer varying levels of side impact protection in our different car seat models.
    • Side impact protection surrounds your child in a deep protective shell designed to absorb crash forces and shield your child from debris.
    • 2 layers of side impact protection give your child an advanced layer of protection with an energy-absorbing head restraint designed to keep your baby's head and neck extra secure.