June 18, 2001Century Recalls Child's Carseat
PA (SafetyAlerts) - Century
Products is recalling 6,509 convertible child seats equipped with an A-lok assembly
shipped between April 10, and May 10, 2001. The harness adjustment locking mechanism on
the affected restraint system models may allow the harness webbing to slip through the
device during a serious motor vehicle collision when the convertible restraint system is
in the forward facing mode. The child may not be properly restrained, possibly resulting
in serious injury or death.
The models affected by the
Encore (44612 GTN
and 4662 WSC01)
Bravo (44622 LTG,
44630 LTH, 44631 PFN and 44662 WSC)
Accel (45100 CHT,
45100 MTE, 45100 STH, 45200 MXM, 45600 JTI, 45600 MTE, 45600 MTO, 45600 MXM, 45600 SAF,
45700 GSD, and 45700 LFT)
MTE and 44709 SVR)
Consumers with Century car seats
manufactured between April 9, 2001 and May 10, 2001 should contact Century at
1-800-575-6097 regarding the arrangements to replace the car seat. Consumers should have
the model name, model number and date of manufacture of the car seat when making the call
to the company. The information is located on the label adhered to the car seat.
Consumers with questions about this recall campaign should call NHTSA's toll-free Auto
Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236 or visit NHTSA's web site: www.nhtsa.dot.gov.
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