View Here : Graco Buckle Recall
Graco will continue to offer a free replacement buckle to any consumer who has a toddler car seat or infant car seat not included in this recall, but would like to update their buckle to Graco’s current buckle design.
Further information from Graco Canada may be found here. ***** On March 3, 2014, Graco Children’s Products Inc., in conjunction with Transport Canada issued a voluntary Safety Advisory in Canada concerning certain Graco convertible child car seats. Learn more about the Graco buckle recall in the United States. F
BIG Recall today! After receiving more than 6,100 complaints from consumers that their car seat buckles would not release, Graco today issued a recall of 3,773,379 child car seats, spanning 11 ...
On July 1, 2014, Graco announced that the buckles on some of their rear facing only car seats have been added to the previous buckle recall. Graco has been replacing these buckles along with the other models but they are now officially part of the recall. Please see the full text of Graco’s announcement.
RECALL & SAFETY NOTIFICATIONS. The safety of your child is of utmost importance to Graco®. From time to time, we will issue communications to alert parents to a potential safety issue or recall; providing information on what steps, if any, you should take to ensure the safety of the affected product.
UPDATE: As of July 2, 2014, Graco has expanded this recall to include an additional 1.9 million rear-facing infant seats with a faulty buckle.
Buckle Recall affects ALL of the following Convertible Car Seats: Classic Ride 50 made 10/1/2011-9/30/2013. ComfortSport. Problem #1: Some harness buckles can become more difficult to open or become stuck in latched position. Effectiveness of buckle to restrain child is NOT affected.
Graco Recall. Graco Children’s Products is recalling nearly 3.8 million car seats due to a faulty buckle that can make it hard to free a child in an emergency. The recall is the largest in five years. Federal safety regulators are reporting that the recall did not go far enough, and have requested that an additional 1.8 million seats be included because they use the same buckles.
Corrective Action: Graco is offering to replace the buckle with a new design, free of charge. the recall began on February 14, 2014. Owners wil be offered the free replacement buckle. All other owners may contact Graco at 1-800-345-4109 (toll-free) or 1-330-869-7225, or online at [email protected]
In 2014, Graco issued the largest car seat recall in U.S. history (more than 6 million seats) ⏤ the result of malfunctioning harness buckles that wouldn’t unlatch. They were later fined $10 million by the federal government for failing to bring the issue to the public’s attention sooner.