Baby Trend Hybrid Recall

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The Issue

Baby Trend Hybrid

Baby Trend Hybrid

Baby Trend has announced a recall for some of their Hybrid LX 3-in-1 Centennial booster seats, model number FB58181, manufactured on July 23, 2016 and Hybrid LX 3-in-1 Kiwi booster seats, model number FB48417, manufactured on July 14, 2016. The affected car seats have a center adjuster rivet that may pull through or break if the harness is being used with a child weighing more than 40 pounds.

Read more about the Hybrid in our review.

Safety Concern

In the event of a crash, the child seat occupant is at an increased risk of injury.

Next Steps

Baby Trend will notify owners and replace the child seat or provide a full refund. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Baby Trend customer service at 1-909-773-0018.


Find the recall on NHTSA’s site


Full Text of the Recall

Baby Trend, Inc.

Make: BABY TREND

Models: HYBRID LX 3-IN-1

Production Dates:  —

Noncompliance: Baby Trend, Inc. (Baby Trend) is recalling certain Hybrid LX 3-in-1 Centennial booster seats, model number FB58181, manufactured on July 23, 2016, and Hybrid LX 3-in-1 Kiwi booster seats, model number FB48417, manufactured on July 14, 2016. The affected child seats have a center adjuster rivet that may pull through or break if the harness is being used with a child weighing more than 40 lbs. As such, these child seats fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, “Child Restraint Systems.”
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the child seat occupant is at an increased risk of injury.

Corrective Action: Baby Trend will notify owners and replace the child seat or provide a full refund. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Baby Trend customer service at 1-909-773-0018.

Notes: 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.
NHTSA No.: 16C008000

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/childseat.cfm#mfg_anchor