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GRACO IS RECALLING 43,994 COMFORTSPORT CONVERTIBLE CAR SEATS


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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08C009000

Child Restraint Brand Name / Model or Model No.: Production Dates:

GRACO / 8C04FRR (COMFORT SPORT) NOV 01, 2006 - OCT 08, 2007

GRACO / 8C04FRR2 (COMFORT SPORT) NOV 01, 2006 - OCT 08, 2007

Manufacturer: GRACO CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS INC Mfr's Report Date: DEC 03, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08C009000 N/A

Component: CHILD SEAT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 43994

Summary:
GRACO IS RECALLING 43,994 COMFORTSPORT(TM) CONVERTIBLE CAR SEATS, IN THE FRAZIER(TM) FASHION, MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 1, 2006 THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2007. THESE SEATS WERE EQUIPPED WITH A LARGE SIZED, SUPPLEMENTAL PAD OR "BODY PILLOW" THAT PARTIALLY OBSCURES THE CHILD AIRBAG WARNING LABEL WHICH IS ON THE SEAT PAD. THE PARTIAL OBSCURING OF THIS LABEL FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 213, "CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS".

Consequence:
SERIOUS INJURY COULD OCCUR TO THE CHILD SHOULD THE SEAT BE IMPROPERLY PLACED IN THE VEHICLE.

GRACO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO DISCARD THE SUPPLEMENTAL PILLOWS. THE PILLOWS ARE PROVIDED FOR COMFORT ONLY AND DO NOT AFFECT THE SEAT'S ABILITY TO PROTECT YOUR CHILD IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GRACO AT 1-800-345-4109 OR BY E-MAIL AT CONSUMERSERVICES@GRACOBABY.COM

Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.