Britax Child Safety, Inc. (Britax) initiated a recall of child safety seats due to a potential choking hazard for infants from a center tab located on the chest clip. The center tab is marked “ABS” and if broken, may increase the risk of injury from choking to an infant strapped into the safety seat.

The recall involves 207,037 rear-facing infant child safety seats and affects several different Britax seats and model numbers:

  • B-Safe 35 Elite Travel SY
  • B-Safe 35 Elite
  • Bob B-Safe 35
  • B-Safe 35
  • B-Safe 35 Travel System

All affected seats have the chest clip with an “ABS” on the center tab.

Model numbers affected by this recall include:

  • E1A183F
  • E1A185M
  • E1A185P
  • E1A186R
  • E1A203F
  • E1A205M
  • E1A205P
  • E1A206X
  • E1A206Z
  • E1A207E
  • E9LU65V
  • E9LU66X
  • E9LU66Z
  • E9LU67D
  • E9LU67E
  • EXA185M
  • S02063600
  • S02063700
  • S03803400
  • S03803500
  • S03803700
  • S03803800
  • S03803900
  • S04144400
  • S04144500
  • S04144600
  • S04145000
  • S04402800
  • S04884200
  • S04884300
  • S04975600
  • S04978900
  • S05260200
  • S06020300
  • S06020400
  • S06020500
  • S06020600
  • S06020700
  • S06020800
  • S06020900
  • S06147100
  • S921800
  • E1A215T
  • E1A215U
  • E1A216P
  • E1A221Q
  • E1A225C
  • E1A225U
  • E1A226L
  • E9LS51Q
  • E9LS56C
  • E9LS56L
  • E9LS57F
  • E9LS57G
  • E9LS57H
  • EXA216L
  • S01298600
  • S02063800
  • S02063900
  • S02064000
  • S04281200
  • S04281300
  • S04628500
  • S06018800
  • S06020000
  • S06020200
  • S923700
  • E9LT34A
  • E9LT34C
  • E9LT35X
  • EXLT34A

The recall began June 21, 2017.

Britax will notify owners if they have a child safety seat affected by the recall, and will provide, free of charge, a replacement chest clip marked “PC”.

Owners may contact Britax one of two ways: either by calling 1-833-474-7016, or www.bsafe35.com.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-800-327-4236, or visit www.safercar.gov for additional information.