There’s a new Britax recall out there today which you should be aware of covering a couple of their infant carrier and stroller products.
The first Britax recall involves the Britax B-Safe 35,the Britax B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seats, and the B-Safe 35 Travel Systems and is for a potentially defective seat carry handle which can break while you’re carrying baby.
If you’ve already registered your product you’ll be receiving a repair kit in the mail. You can also visit bsafe35recall.com (which just redirects to the Britax recalls page,) to register and see if your carrier is affected/request a kit.
The recall covers B-Safe 35 model numbers E9LU65M, E9LU65P, E9LU63F, E9LU66R, E9LS63F, EXLU65M. B-Safe 35 Elite model numbers E9LS55T, E9LS56P, E9LS55U, E9LS66C, E9LS65U, and B-Safe 35 Travel System model numbers S914900, S915400, S915200, S921900, S01635200. Dates of manufacture between October 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.
There have been 74 reports of incidents. You can see the CPSC recall notice here.
The second Britax recall involves stroller bar foam and separately sold replacement top seats due to a choking hazard.
The affected models are the Britax B-Ready model number U281767, U281768, U281771, U281772, U281773, U281774, U281784, U281792, U281793, U281794, U281795, U281796, U281797 and the B-Ready replacement top seats model numbers S845600, S845700, S845800, S845900, S855000, S855100, S856600, S870200, S870300, S870600.
The foam on the arm bars comes off and can choke a child who’s a biter. There have been 117 reports of children biting the arm bar foam padding and five choking or gagging. The affected parts were manufactured from April 1, 2010 through Dec 31, 2012.
You can find more details at b-readyrecall.com which also just links to the US Britax site.