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The car seat's manufacture date is either on a sticker or is directly stamped into the plastic on the back or bottom of the seat. Specific manufacturer recommendations on expiration vary, advising disposal between five and nine years after the manufacture date.
The industry could have easily settled on 6 years, 9 years, or 11 years – and nothing would have been different – seats do not dissolve or expire after 10 years. So why then don’t we recommend using a child restraint indefinitely? 1) Child restraints change a lot, and fairly quickly.