Graco Recalls 3.7 Million of Child Car Seats

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Graco, a popular maker of child and infant car seats, is recalling millions of car seats due to a buckle that may not open properly or be difficult to open, possibly trapping a child in the seat during an accident. Graco offers a free replacement buckle for the affected seats. Go to the link below for more info. Be sure to hit share!!!!!!

http://www.gracobaby.com/safetyandrecall/pages/SafetyAndRecallArticle.aspx?recallID=41&page=SafetyAndRecall

 

From the Graco Website

Potential Problem:

As part of our continuous product testing and improvement process, Graco identified that food and dried liquids that can make some harness buckles progressively more difficult to open over time or become stuck in the latched position. Therefore, Graco has decided to conduct a voluntary recall on the harness buckles used on all toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats manufactured from 2009 to July 2013. Graco would like to stress this does not in any way affect the performance of the car seat or the effectiveness of the buckle to restrain the child. And a car seat is always the safest way to transport your child.

 

Injuries Reported: 0

Number of Units Affected: 3.7 million

Dates Produced: 2009 through July 2013

MSRP: $99.00-$399.99

Models Affected: Toddler Convertible Car Seats: Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride 70, My Ride 65 with Safety Surround, Size4Me 70, My Size 70, Head Wise 70, Smart Seat. Harnessed Booster Seats: Nautilus 3-in-1, Nautilus Elite and Argos.

Solution:

Graco offers a new and improved replacement harness buckle to affected consumers at no cost. If you are experiencing difficulty with your harness buckle and cleaning has not improved its performance, please contact our Graco customer service team at 800-345-4109 (Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.) orconsumerservices@gracobaby.com.
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