RECALL – Britax B Safe 35, Britax B Safe 35 Elite

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Brtiax B Safe Elite

Brtiax B Safe Elite

Britax US, Britax Canada, and Britax Mexico have put out a recall for 71,000 units of the Britax B Safe 35 and Britax B Safe 35 Elite rear facing only car seats in the United States, Canada, and Mexico after 74 reports of the handle cracking while the seat was being carried.  For units made between 10/1/14 and 7/1/15, please contact Britax for a repair and do not carry the seat by its handle until it is fixed.

Britax has set up a website for the latest information about this recall, please visit to order your repair kit or learn more.

Full text of the recall:

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Britax B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seats and travel systems


The car seat carry handle can crack and break allowing the seat to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the infant.

Consumer Contact:

Britax at 800-683-2045 from 8:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET on Friday, or by email at [email protected]. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website at and click on “Safety Notice” at the top right of the page.

Read more about this recall — United States
Read more about this recall — Canada

For more information, consumers may contact Britax by telephone at 1-800-683-2045 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET on Friday, by email or online at the Britax website and click on Safety Notice at the top right, or the Britax recall page.