Britax B-Safe 35 Handle Recall

Recall de la manija de transporte del Britax B-Safe 35

Rappel de la poignée de Britax B-Safe 35

Is my product affected?

¿Está mi producto afectado?

Est-ce que mon siège d’auto est affecté ?

Enter your product information below to see if your product has been affected by this recall.

Ingrese la información de su producto abajo para ver si el mismo ha sido afectado por este recall.

Insérez l’information de votre produit au-dessous pour vérifier si votre produit était affecter de cet rappel.

 

 

To find the model number, refer to the Date of Manufacture (DOM) label. The label is located on the back of the seat, as shown below.

Para encontrar el número de modelo, reérase a la fecha de fabricación en la etiqueta (DOM) . La etiqueta se encuentra en la parte posterior del asiento, como se muestra a continuación.

Pour trouver le numéro de modèle , reportez-vous à la date de fabrication ( DOM ) étiquette. L'étiquette se trouve à l'arrière du siège, comme indiqué ci-dessous.

Recall Information

Recall Information

Britax Child Safety, Inc., has decided that a defect exists in certain B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seat models. In cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Health Canada, and Transport Canada, Britax is conducting a recall. This recall involves a defect within the carry handle on the below listed infant car seats manufactured between October 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.


US Products


Canadian Products

NOTE: No other products are included in this recall. If your Britax product has a different model number than the model numbers listed above or it was manufactured after July 1, 2015 it is NOT included in this recall.

Description of the Defect:

Britax has received reports of cracks developing in and around the carry handle grip on the above listed infant car seat models. If the cracks lead to the handle breaking, then the seat could be dropped, causing potential injury to the infant.

Remedy of the Defect:

The remedy kit contains instructions and a carry handle bracket that will attach to the infant car seat carry handle to reinforce it.

Complete the open fields at the top of the page to determine if your seat is affected and to request a remedy kit.

This does not affect the safety performance of the seat when used in a motor vehicle. It is safe for consumers to continue to use their car seat when secured in a vehicle or on a stroller. The car seat should not be lifted or carried by the carry handle until the remedy kit has been installed.

Do / Do Not Do

What You Should Do:

  1. Do not return product to the retailer.
  2. Continue to safely use the car seat when secured in a vehicle or on a Britax stroller. Do not lift or carry the car seat by the handle until the remedy kit has been installed.
  3. Before installing the remedy kit, review the printed instructions. For a video detailing how to install the kit, please visit www.bsafe35recall.com.

If your carry handle is already cracked or fractured or if you have other questions or concerns, you should contact the Britax Customer Service Department at the dedicated recall line: 1-800-683-2045. Customer Service business hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 5:45 pm (ET) and Friday 8:30 am - 4:45 pm (ET). If you live outside of the US or Canada, you should e-mail [email protected].

If you are having difficulty getting your car seat remedied within a reasonable amount of time, you may write to the following address:

For US Consumers:

Administrator
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Ave, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20590
Or you may call the toll free Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or (TTY: 1-800-424-9153)
Or visit www.safercar.gov and search
Recall ID: 16C-001

Britax is committed to your child’s safety and we apologize for any inconvenience this matter may have caused.

B SAFE 35 - How to Install Your Carry Handle Bracket