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.
RECARO Child Safety and Transport Canada wish to inform the public of a non-compliance involving certain Performance RIDE restraint systems. The date of manufacture on the side of the child restraint was misprinted and may be inconsistent with normal date formats.
Transport Canada wishes to inform the public of a non-compliance with the Sparco No-Back Booster seat. The fabric cover of the affected booster seats does not conform to the flammability requirements indicated in the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations.
Diono Canada and Transport Canada wish to inform the public of a non-compliance involving certain Diono Cambria booster seats. The fabric cover of the affected booster seats does not conform to the flammability requirements indicated in the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations.
On May 14, 2015, a safety advisory was issued by Graco Canada, in conjunction with Transport Canada, regarding 1711 Snugride 22 rear facing only car seats with specific dates of manufacture and sold in 2013 and 2014. It was discovered that certain combinations of restraints and bases did not pass compliance testing.
The Via has been sold under the Lamaze and First Years brand names.
Independent testing has revealed that the seat does not pass required standard with regard to force to the head and chest. In addition, the recline foot may loosen in an impact, introducing slack to the installation, increasing the injury risk.
This is a serious life-safety recall. Caregivers should immediately stop using the seat and dispose of it so that it cannot be reused.
Transport Canada has issued a Public Notice for Barbie, Ferrari, Fisher-Price and Hot Wheels branded Teamtex boosters, for irregularities in minimum height required. While the minimum allowed height is 107 cm (42 inches) some seats indicate a 103 cm (40 inch) minimum.