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NHTSA Safety Recall: Babyride Child Restraint Seat


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Child Restraint Brand Name / Model or Model No.:BABYRIDE / 374199
Production Dates: DEC 18, 2008 - DEC 18, 2008
Manufacturer: TEAM-TEX AMERICA, INC
Mfr's Report Date: MAR 27, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09C003000

Component: CHILD SEAT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 200

Summary:
TEAM-TEX AMERICA, INC. IS RECALLING CERTAIN BABYRIDE INFANT CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS, MODEL 374199, MANUFACTURED ON DECEMBER 18, 2008. THE BELT ROUTING LABEL WITH THE "HORIZONTAL REFERENCE LINE" IS INCORRECTLY PLACED ON THE CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 213, "CHILD RESTRAINTS SYSTEMS."

Consequence: IMPROPERLY ROUTED BELTS COULD RESULT IN INJURY TO THE CHILD IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH. Remedy: TEAM-TEX WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND MAIL LABELS ALONG WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROPER PLACEMENT OF THE LABEL. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TEAM-TEX AT 1-877-912-1313. Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO 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 .