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Graco Recalls More Infant & Toddler Car Seats

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This recall is being issued by:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Recalled on: July 1, 2014


Description: Graco recalls an additional 1.9 million infant and toddler car seats bringing the total number of recalls to almost 6 million in 2014. The buckle can become progressively more difficult to open or can become stuck if food and liquids are dried on the buckle. In February and March of this year, Graco recalled nearly 3.8 million car seats and booster seats due to this same issue with the harness buckle (see the recall February recall here and March recall here).  
 
The following car seat models are included in this recall:

INFANT CAR SEATS

Model Name

Dates Produced

SnugRide

SnugRide Classic Connect            

March 1, 2011 through May 31, 2013

SnugRide  30

SnugRide Classic Connect 30      

July 1, 2010 through January 31, 2013

SnugRide  35

SnugRide Classic Connect 35      

May 1, 2011 through January 31, 2013

SnugRide Click Connect 40

June 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012

Aprica A30          

July 1, 2011 through April 30, 2012

TODDLER CAR SEATS

Model Name

Dates Produced

Argos 70

Argos 70 Elite

5/1/2011 through 7/31/2013

Classic Ride 50

10/1/2011 through 9/30/2013

Comfort Sport

Ready Ride        

10/1/2010 through 9/30/2013

Cozy Cline

Toddler SafeSeat - Step 2            

1/1/2006 through 4/30/2010

My Ride 65

My Ride 65 with Safety Surround

4/1/2009 through 7/31/2013; and 9/30/2013*

My Ride 70         

5/1/2012 through 7/31/2013

My Size 70

Size4Me 70

Head Wise 70 with Safety Surround            

1/1/2012 through 7/31/2013; and 8/3/2013*

Nautilus 3-in-1

Nautilus Plus

Nautilus Elite     

10/1/2007 through 7/31/2013; and 8/19/2013*

Smart Seat

Smart Seat with Safety Surround

12/1/2010 through 9/30/2013; and 10/9/2013, 12/25/2013, 1/10/2014*

                                                                                   
Have this product?:  If your car seat is involved in this recall, contact GracoBaby to receive a free replacement buckle at 800-345-4109, via email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or online by completing this form. Your car seat is safe to use until your new buckle arrives. GracoBaby recommends cleaning your buckle while you wait for your new buckle to arrive. Here are their tips to clean your harness buckle:
  1. To clean your buckle, turn the restraint over and push the retainer through the harness strap slot.  Place the buckle in a cup of warm water and gently agitate the buckle, pressing the red button several times while it is in the water. 
  2. Do not submerge the harness webbing and do not use soaps or lubricants, only rinse the harness buckle with warm water.
  3. Shake out the excess water and allow the harness buckle to air dry.
  4. Reattach the harness buckle into the same slot and re-check harness for correct installation according to the car seat manual before use.
Watch informative videos and get instructions on how to clean and replace your buckle here.

To learn more on this recall visit:  NHSTA's website and by visiting the company's website 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is dedicated to motor vehicle and highway safety. NHTSA investigates and administers recalls for child restraints and motor vehicles. We have obtained the most recent recalls for you to review. For more information on child restraint recalls and motor vehicle recalls visit NHTSA for more information.
 
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