Britax Recalls 207000 Carseats Over Chest Clips That Can Break

Britax Recalls Infant Seat Chest Clip Over Choking Hazard

Britax said the vehicle seats being recalled were sold between November 1, 2015 and May 31, 2017.

According to Britax, the affected child safety seat have a center tab on the chest clip marked "ABS" that may break.

They were manufactured between November first 2015 and May 31 of this year.

While Britax says it is unaware of any injuries related to the recall, NHTSA's complaint database includes several incidents in which the chest clip has broken.

If you own a Britax B-Safe carseat you should check to see if it's part of the company's latest safety recall covering 207,000 safety seats. No injuries have so far been reported to the vehicle seat and stroller manufacturer. 2017. The affected models numbers can be found on Britax's website.

Britax says the vehicle seats remain safe in a crash without the chest clip until the remedy kit can be installed.

A free instruction kit with a replacement chest clip and step-by-step instructions is being offered to those who contact the company.

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