Recall Alert! Britax Car Seats
On Tuesday, November 6, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) and Britax Child Safety Inc. recalled over 60,000 Britax car seats. The recall comes after reports of children biting or chewing on the chest pad, which could result in injury or death via choking.
The recalled seats were sold throughout the United States and Canada between June and August of 2012.
Three models were included in the recall: the Boulevard 70 G3, the Advocate 70 G3 and the Pavilion 70 G3. The following model numbers, which can be found on the mattress, are included in the recall:
If you own any of these car seats, stop using the product immediately and contact Britax Customer Service Department to obtain free replacement HUGS pads, which are made from more durable material than the current pads. Contact Britax toll-free at 888-427-4829, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
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