It’s kind of a rare day when a car seat that’s exclusive to Canada comes along. So we were more than excited to meet the new, Canada-exclusive, backless booster from bily, an acronym which stands for baby I love you. This seat is distributed by Elfe Juvenile products and has a lot of potential for three across scenarios, carpooling, and travel!
The design team at Graco is a master at creating booster seats that are easy to use, well-priced, long-lasting, and provide an excellent belt fit. The Affix is a cousin of the much loved TurboBooster, but adds lower anchors to an already popular seat. AND! It’s now available in Canada so we’re updating this review so reflect the key differences between the United States and Canadian versions of the seat.
The much-loved Graco Extend2Fit convertible car seat has made its way to Canada. While we are still very big fans of this seat and its versatility, there are some major changes between the Canadian and American versions. We’ll use this review to illustrate the differences, most of which are around rear facing use.
Bed Bath & Beyond Canada has recalled various seats which they sold which were not approved for use in Canada. This link has more details.
A recall due to inadequate webbing has been issued for certain Graco MyRide car seats manufactured in the summer of 2014. Seats affected were only made during the date range listed in the link. This recall applies to seats from the US and Canada.
Transport Canada and Orbit Baby, Inc. are informing the public that G3 Infant Car Seats made between December 2013 and December 2016 do not comply with the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations. Specifically, these infant car seats do not meet the dynamic testing requirements when used without the base. These seats also do not conform to the prescribed label permanency requirements.
Transport Canada and RECARO Child Safety, LLC are informing the public of a non-compliance of Performance RIDE convertible car seats made between October 2015 and February 2016. Specifically, these convertible car seats do not meet the dynamic requirements for head acceleration of the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations.
On July 27, 2016, Transport Canada announced a recall on Little Tikes branded booster made by Diono.
On August 5, 2016, Transport Canada announced a recall on the Kids Embrace Friendship Series Combination Booster Seat. The affected seats were manufactured between January and November, 2015 and include Cinderella, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Leo and Spiderman.
On January 4, 2016, Transport Canada announced the following recall on the Kids Embrace Friendship Series Cinderella Combination Booster Seat.