May 1, 2002
Xportation Safety Concepts Has Recalled the XSCi
Pioneered™ Rear Facing Child Seat
Has Recalled the XSCi Pioneered™ Rear Facing Child Seat because in the event
of a vehicle crash, the cradle can detach from the deflector base, possibly
resulting in serious injury or death.
Models: XSCi Pioneered™ Airbag Compatible Rear Facing child seats with seat
pad colors Blue/Blue and Brown/Blue. (There is no model number associated
with this product.)
Production Dates: February 1 through March 7, 2002.
Noncompliance: These seats exceed the maximum head excursion criteria of
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 213, "Child Restraint Systems." In
the event of a vehicle crash, the cradle can detach from the deflector base,
possibly resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective Action: XSCi has notified its customers and is offering a
replacement seat (produced by an alternate child seat manufacturer) and will
pay for the return of the noncompliant seat. XSCi will repair the
noncompliant seat and return it to the customer. Owners who do not receive
the free seat replacement within a reasonable time should contact XSCi at
NHTSA No.: 02E-024.
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
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If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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