Fall Hazard Prompts Recall of Nearly 500,000 Infant Car Seat/Carriers

December 18, 2009 – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile Group Inc., of Columbus, Ind., today announced a recall of Dorel Infant Car Seat/Carriers.

This recall involves Safety 1st, Cosco, Eddie Bauer and Disney branded infant car seat/carriers with the following model numbers and that were manufactured from January 6, 2008 through April 6, 2009. The model number and manufacture date are located on a label on the side of the car seat/carrier. They were sold with Travel Systems. The stroller portion of the travel system is not affected by this recall. 

Safety 1st

Safety 1st Sojourn Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-057 DBY, 22-085 DWA, 22-057 CLN, 22-057 HRT, 22-322 HRR, 22-322 PTK, 22-057 LPH, and 22-085 LYN)

Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-322 KDL, 22-322 LXI, 22-322OLY, 22-322PRS, 22-322 MAI, 22-325 COB, and 22-095 RBK)

Safety 1st Lite Wave Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-380 LGA and 22-380 MSA)

Safety 1st Vector Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-627 WAV and 22-325 PAC)

Cosco

Cosco Sprint Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-300 FZN, 22-300 OSF, 22-300 CSF, 22-300 JJV, 22-300 THD and 22-300 TWD)

Disney

Disney Propack Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-627 AWF, 22-355 LBF, 22-305 NAB, 22-305 PPH and 22-355 PWK)

Eddie Bauer

Eddie Bauer Adventurer Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-627 CGT, 22-627 FRK, 22-627 SNW and 22-627 WPR)

Eddie Bauer Endeavor Travel System (Model Nos.: 22-627KGS and 22-655BYTE)

When used as an infant carrier, the child restraint handle to the seat can loosen and come off, posing a fall hazard to infants.

Dorel has received 77 reports of the child restraint handle fully or partially coming off the car seat/carrier resulting in at least three injuries to infants including bumps, bruises and a head injury.

Approximately 447,000 seats have been sold at department and juvenile product stores nationwide from January 2008 through December 2009 for between $120 and $220.

Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, contact the Defective Product lawyers of the Gomez Law Firm today.

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