Britax recalls 200,000 seats due to choking hazard
Britax Child Safety Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of more than 200,000 child safety seats due to a choking hazard for young children.
The recall comes after customer complaints that the center tab on the chest clip can break on some models of the company's B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Elite Travel Systems, B-Safe 35 Elite, B-Safe 35 Travel Systems and BOB B-Safe rear-facing infant child safety seats. No choking injuries have been reported.
According to the announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, only seats manufactured during Nov. 1, 2015 and May 31, 2017 are affected. Britax will notify owners and provide a replacement chest clip marked "PC" at no cost. The recall is expected to begin June 21, 2017.
Owners may contact Britax at 1-833-474-7016 or visit www.bsafe35clip.com to check their serial numbers.