This recall applies to Canada only. Chicco has issued a recall for the Keyfit 30 infant car seat. Issue: the infant seat did not meet the dynamic requirements for chest acceleration of the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations. Date range: This issue applies to Keyfit 30 infant car seats made between December 30, 2013 and
In 2013 European car seat laws were overhauled to ensure safer, easier to use products for caregivers. As part of a 3-phase plan, rear facing only infant seats were the first to benefit from the new rules. The Baby-Safe i-Size is one of Britax Römer’s i-Size compliant infant seats. When paired with the Flex base
When a newborn joins your family, it’s an exciting and overwhelming time! In anticipation of the newest little’s arrival, there are so many items to research and purchase. But only one of those new items is a critical purchase that’s designed to keep your baby safe in the event of a crash — baby’s first car seat. We’ll look at some important factors to consider in choosing baby’s first ride.
Given those years of struggle, we were very excited to see that there’s a new Baby Trend on the block — with very low harness strap slots available! Meet the Ally 35, based on a car seat that some of you may remember, the First Years Via. Let’s take a closer look.
The Britax Two Way Elite is a versatile, well loved car seat in Europe. It’s best known for its extended rear facing capacities for tall children and for its ability to fit in small vehicles. Let’s take a closer look! CSFTL Quick Stats Rear facing weight range: 9-25 kg Forward facing weight range: 9-18 kg* Booster
This recall applies to Canada only. Harmony has issued a recall for the Optyma combination car seat. Issue: the harness straps can be positioned incorrectly on the splitter plate. This issue could potentially result in the straps being loosened or unsecured. Date range: This issue applies to Optyma car seats made between December 27, 2017
Rear facing only car seats offer quite a lot when it comes to convenience. These types of car seats typically include two parts — a base that remains installed in the vehicle and an infant carrier portion that easily snaps in and out of the base. Many caregivers like this type of car seat for
Buckle crunch is not a candy bar. It’s a situation where the vehicle seat belt’s buckle is pulled up into the belt path of a car seat. Instead of the seat belt webbing doing all the work of restraining the car seat, the hard plastic of the buckle is pulled inside the belt path. This makes for an insecure installation because the plastic of the buckle can shatter or the car seat can shift along the plastic portion of the buckle instead of being held back by the webbing.
The Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC) is a German automobile organisation that performs rigorous crash tests on car seats. Twice a year, a selection of car seats are tested and rated on various criteria. Let’s take a look at the results from Spring 2018! The most relevant part of ADAC testing to consider is the safety
Cybex is a name well known to those in search of trendy, unique seats. The Cybex Aton and Aton Q are compact, colorful rear facing only seats, and the Cybex Solution boosters are well-featured, padded, colorful additions to the booster world. And now, Cybex has introduced a convertible to the US Market! Let’s take a look at the new Sirona M.