Recall: Recaro Child Safety Child Restraints
On 2015-09-16, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a recall regarding Recaro Child Safety Child Restraints due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in 0.
About 200 units are involved in this Recaro car seat recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd recall of products in the Carseats / Child Seats category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 16 million product units.
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What is the problem?
If the top tether anchorage detaches from the child restraint, there is an increased risk of injury to the child or other vehicle occupants.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Recaro Child Safety, LLC (Recaro) is recalling certain ProRIDE child restraints, model number 332.01 in all colors (AK21, KAEC, KAEG, KK91, MC11, MJ15, QA56, QA9N, QQ11, QQ14, and QQ95), manufactured from April 9, 2010, through June 9, 2015, and Performance RIDE child restraints, model number 333.01 in all colors (CHIL, HABB, HAZE, JEBB, JETT, KNGT, MABB, MARI, MNGT, PLUM, PLBB, REBB, SLBB, REDD, ROBB, ROSE, SABB, SAPH, SLTE, VIBB, VIBE), manufactured from January 15, 2013, through June 9, 2015. In the event of a crash, the top tether anchorage may detach from the child restraint. As such, these restraints fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 213, "Child Restraint Systems."
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The NHTSA provides the following remedy information:
Recaro will notify and send all registered owners a length of webbing with loops on both ends and instructions to further secure the child restraints. The retrofit kit will be provided free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2015.
Owners may contact Recaro customer service at 1-866-628-4750 or by email at email@example.com. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the NHTSA recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at NHTSA.gov.
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.