Public and consumer information notices for child car seats

We publish both public notices and consumer information notices about child car seats.

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Public notices

Public notices tell you if a car seat or booster seat doesn’t comply with safety standards or has a safety defect. Each notice states:

  • the model or models affected
  • the issue and the safety risk involved
  • what to do to fix the problem

The table below lists public notices by manufacturer. Click on the public notice title to view the notice.

Manufacturer Public notice title Publication date
Baby Trend Baby Trend Infant Car Seats 2007-08-30
Britax Britax Infant Car Seats – Chest Clip Replacement 2017-06-28
Britax Britax B-Safe 35 Infant Car Seats – Carry Handle Reinforcement 2016-01-21
Britax Britax ClickTight Convertibles – Harness Adjuster Button Recall 2015-08-13
Britax Britax Harness/Booster Restraint Systems – Missing Aircraft Installation Instructions 2013-12-24
Britax Britax Convertible Infant/Child Car Seats – Replacement of HUGSTM Chest Pads 2012-11-06
Britax Britax Chaperone Infant Seat Harness Adjuster (A-Loc) Detachment 2012-02-04
Britax Britax Infant/Child Restraint System: Incorrect French Language Labels and National Safety Mark 2010-11-09
Britax Britax Chaperone Infant Restraint – Chest Clip Breakage 2010-11-03
Britax Britax Frontier XT Child/Booster Seat 2010-04-01
Britax Public Notice - Britax Frontier Child/Booster Restraint System: Possible Harness Detachment 2008-12-15
Britax Britax Diplomat Infant/Child Restraint System: Incorrect French Language Instructions 2008-11-05
Canadian Tire Canadian Tire Apramo and Kukuxumusu Booster Seats – Non Compliance with Stiffness and Flammability requirements 2016-01-22
Canadian Tire Sparco No-Back Booster Seat - Non-Compliance with Flammability Requirements 2015-10-30
Chicco Chicco KeyFit 30 Infant Car Seat – Non-compliance to Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 2018-08-10
Clek Inc. Clek Oobr Booster Seats - Non-Compliance with Flammability Requirements 2018-08-31
Clek Inc. Clek Foonf Convertible Car Seat – Non-compliance to Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 2017-02-03
Diono Diono Cambria, Hip & Jet Booster Seats - Non-Compliance with Flammability Requirements 2017-05-17
Diono Diono Booster Seat (Little Tikes Brand) – Non-Compliance to Quasi-Static Compression Test 2016-07-27
Diono Diono Cambria Booster Seat - Non-Compliance with Flammability Requirements 2015-10-29
Diono Little Tikes Booster Seat – Incorrect Labelling 2014-07-22
Diono Diono Radian Restraint Systems – Missing Memory Foam 2014-04-29
Diono Public Notice - Diono Radian R100 - Incorrect Weight on French Label 2012-12-10
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Dorel Distribution Canada – Enspira, Guide, Cruise, XRS Car Seat Shell Cracking 2013-07-03
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Dorel Safety 1st Onside Air LX 2012-05-07
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Safety 1st, Maxi-Cosi and Schwinn Products Harness Slippage 2011-02-14
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Maxi-Cosi Mico Infant Seat, Base Release Handle 2010-02-05
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Dorel Distribution Canada Designer 22 Infant Carrier: Potential for Handle Separation 2009-12-18
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Cosco Scenera Incorrect English Language Label 2009-03-16
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Cosco and Eddie Bauer Products Harness Slippage Amendment 2009-01-28
Evenflo Evenflo Evolve 3-in-1 Combination Seats – Replacement of the Harness Adjustment Button 2016-09-26
Evenflo Evenflo Snugli & Embrace 35 – Incorrect Handle Position on Labelling 2015-08-12
Evenflo Evenflo Embrace 35 Infant Car Seats – Harness Buckle Replacement 2014-10-31
Evenflo Evenflo Child Car Seats – Harness Buckle Replacement 2014-05-01
Evenflo Evenflo Company, Inc. – Secure Kid 400 Incorrect French Label 2013-08-07
Evenflo Evenflo Big Kid AMP– Incorrect Height and Weight Label 2012-08-17
Evenflo Evenflo Eurotrek Travel Systems 2012-02-08
Evenflo Evenflo Maestro Child/Booster Restraint - Cracking 2010-10-25
Graco Graco My Ride 65 Car Seat - Non-Compliance with Webbing Requirements 2017-05-25
Graco Graco TurboBooster Booster Seats – Revised Instruction Manual 2016-06-10
Graco Graco Snugride 22 Classic Connect – Non-compliance to Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 2015-05-14
Graco Graco Snugride 22, Snugride 30, Snugride 35, Aprica – Buckle Replacement 2014-07-11
Graco Graco Nautilus and MyRide 65 Car Seats – Buckle Replacement 2014-03-14
Graco Graco Nautilus Incorrect National Safety Mark Label 2009-04-14
Graco Graco SnugRide Infant Restraint System: Seat Pad Replacement 2007-12-14
Graco Graco ComfortSport Infant/Child Restraint System: UAS Belt Routing 2007-12-14
Harmony Harmony Juvenile Products – V7 Structural Failure 2013-05-24
Harmony Harmony Juvenile Products – V7 Non-Compliant Lower Connector System 2013-05-24
Harmony Harmony Juvenile Products V7 – Missing Aircraft Installation Instructions 2012-04-23
KidsEmbrace KidsEmbrace Friendship Series Combination Booster – Lower Connector System Fitment 2016-08-05
KidsEmbrace KidsEmbrace Cinderella Combination Booster – Incorrect Minimum Weight on Booster Label 2016-01-04
Learning Curve Brands Inc. Learning Curve recalls VIA I470C model child restraints with various brand names 2014-12-19
Learning Curve Brands Inc. True Fit Infant/Child Restraint System: Incorrect French Language Label 2008-07-03
Orbit Baby Inc. Orbit Baby G3 Infant Car Seat – Non-compliance to Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 2017-01-27
Orbit Baby Inc. Public Notice - Orbit Baby Car Seat Base G2 – StrongArmTM Knob Repair 2013-11-01
Orbit Baby Inc. Orbit Baby Infant Seat – National Safety Mark Label 2010-08-16
RECARO Child Safety, LLC RECARO Performance Ride Convertible Car Seat – Non-compliance to Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 2016-09-23
RECARO Child Safety, LLC RECARO Performance RIDE - Missing Date of Manufacture 2015-11-25
Sunshine Kids Sunshine Kids Monterey – Incorrect NSM 2012-04-23
Sunshine Kids Monterey Booster Cushion Incorrect English Language Warning Label and Missing Date of Manufacture Information 2008-10-07
Sunshine Kids Sunshine Kids Radian Infant/Child Restraint System SafeStop Load-Limiting Device 2007-05-18
TEAMTEX (5514 KM) UPPAbaby MESA – Incorrect Handle Position on Labelling 2018-02-21
TEAMTEX (5514 KM) Fisher-Price Safe Voyage Grow-With-Me – Non-Compliance with Flammability Requirements 2014-11-06
TEAMTEX (5514 KM) Barbie, Ferrari, Fisher-Price, and Hot Wheels Booster Seats – Minimum Height Discrepancy 2014-10-03
TEAMTEX (5514 KM) Fisher Price Safe Voyage Grow-with-Me – Structural Failure 2014-04-24
Volvo Volvo Integrated Booster Cushions 2006-02-28

Consumer information notices about specific models

These notices tell you if a specific model has a problem that isn’t related to safety standards or a safety defect.

Manufacturer Subject Publication date
Baby Trend Baby Trend Infant Car Seats 2010-09-13
Britax Britax Base Joint Connectors 2012-01-04
Britax Britax Roundabout Infant/Child Seat: English Instructions 2007-08-13
Britax Britax Marathon Infant/Child Seat French Instructions 2007-05-01
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Translation Error in Safety 1st Enspira Infant/Child/Booster Seat Manual 2009-11-12
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Designer 22 Infant Seat: Potential Separation from Base 2009-08-05
Dorel (Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny and Safety 1st) Designer 22 Infant Car Seat Installation Using Base and UAS Belt 2007-06-29
Evenflo Evenflo Symphony, Snugli All-in-One, Momentum, SureRide and Titan 65 – Replacement of the Central Front Adjuster Retaining Screw 2016-05-13
Evenflo Evenflo Triumph Advance Child Restraint Systems - English and French Language Labels 2008-12-23
Evenflo Expiry Dates for Evenflo Products 2007-01-10
The First Year The First Years Pathway - Incorrect Minimum Weight on Packaging 2012-05-04
Fisher Price Fisher Price Safe Voyage 3-in-1 – Harness Position Clarification 2014-03-31
Harmony Harmony Optyma 3-in-1 Deluxe Car Seats – Product Update 2018-07-10
Peg Perego Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP Carrying Handle Location 2010-11-03
Peg Perego Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP Instructions 2007-05-23
Peg Perego Peg Perego Primo Viaggio Instructions 2007-05-23
Sparco Sparco Booster Seat – Missing Expiry Date and Incorrect Phone Number 2013-04-16
TEAMTEX (5514 KM) Ferrari Befix High Back Booster Seats – Shoulder Belt Guide Routing Instruction Revisions 2016-11-15

Consumer information notices about safe use of child car seats

These notices provide important safety information related to car seats and booster seats in general.

Subject Publication date
Reminder: It's Important to Properly Install Child Car Seats 2016-11-08
Child Car Seat Cross Border Shopping – What Parents and Caregivers Should Know 2012-04-24
How long are child car seats and booster seats safe? Updated 2018-02-11
Third Party Aftermarket Products for Children's Restraint Systems 2004-04-07
Infant Car Seats Are Not Cribs 2002-09-04
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