NHTSA: Evenflo Child Safety Seat Recalled


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Child Restraint Brand Name / Model or Model No.: EVENFLO / 360 (FIRST CHOICE)
Manufacturer: EVENFLO COMPANY, INC.
Production Dates: JAN 16, 2009 - SEP 29, 2009
Mfr's Report Date: NOV 12, 2009
Component: CHILD SEAT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3728

Summary: CERTAIN EVENFLO FIRST CHOICE INFANT CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS, MODEL 3604098, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 16 AND SEPTEMBER 29, 2009, FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 213, "CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS." A LABEL CONTAINING IMPORTANT INFORMATION WAS LEFT OFF THE SEAT.

Consequence: A LABEL WAS INADVERTENTLY LEFT OFF THIS PRODUCT THAT CONTAINS CERTAIN REQUIRED INFORMATION ABOUT CONTACTING EVENFLO TO REGISTER THE CAR SEAT IN CASE OF A RECALL, INFORMATION ABOUT CONTACTING THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION FOR RECALL INFORMATION, AS WELL AS A STATEMENT CERTIFYING THAT THE CAR SEAT COMPLIES WITH THE SAFETY STANDARD AND IS CERTIFIED FOR USE IN AIRCRAFT.

Remedy: EVENFLO WILL MAIL THE REQUIRED LABELS ALONG WITH PLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS TO REGISTERED OWNERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY CAMPAIGN IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EVENFLO TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-233-5921 BETWEEN 8AM AND 5PM EST.

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 .

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