Dorel Recalls 1,737 Infant-Safety Seats That Fail To Meet Federal Safety Standards
Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have issued a voluntary recall involving certain Safety 1st rear-facing infant child restraints. According to their data, some consumers purchased an infant child restraint that did not include a base with the lower anchors and tethers for children (LATCH).
The models affected are IC123 FSM Comfy Carry Infant Child Restraint and IC124 FSM OnBoard 35 Infant Child Restraint manufactured from May 1, 2011 through April 25, 2012.
The fix is quite simple if you are registered as DJG will be contacting all registered owners to provide them with information on how to obtain a free infant base with LATCH. If you have not registered your seat or would like to check on whether or not your infant child restraint is affected by the recall, visit www.djgusa.com and click on the safety notice button at the top right hand corner.
Until consumers receive their free base with LATCH they can continue to use their infant child restraint as described in the instruction manual. The affected infant child restraints should not be returned to where it was obtained. DJG encourages consumer to obtain the free base with LATCH by visiting their website, by calling 1-877-416-8111 Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.