Major Graco car seat recall (updated)

Graco announces the recall of 3.8 million child car seats in the U.S. and is being pressed to recall infant car seats. Here's information for Canadians.

By Today's Parent

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Graco has announced the recall of about 3.8 million car seats sold between 2009 and 2013 in the U.S. (see note below regarding Canada). The buckles may get stuck, trapping infants in the seat.

Graco is saying food or drink spills in and around the buckles is causing them to stick.

Car seats involved in the recall are as follows:

Toddler convertible car seats

Comfort Sport

Cozy Cline (pictured above)

Classic Ride 50

My Ride 65

My Ride 65 with Safety Surround

My Ride 70

Size 4 Me 70

Smart Seat

Harnessed booster car seats

Argos 70


Nautilus Edge

Graco is also being pressed to recall another 1.8 million of the following rear-facing infant carseats (though these products are not being recalled, Graco will honour buckle-replacement requests):


Snugride 30

Snugride 32

Infant Safe Seat-Step 1

Snugride 35

Tuetonia 35

Snugride Click Connect 40.

NOTE: Canadian carseats are currently being evaluated. If you are having issues with your buckle, please fill out the request form on the Graco Canada website.

Source: Associated Press

Originally published February 11, 2014.

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