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March 1, 2000

Century to Replace Buckle Harness on Breverra Premiere and Contour Booster Car Seats

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that Century Products is conducting a product improvement campaign involving Century Breverra Premiere and Contour Booster Car Seats manufactured between February, 1995 - July 10, 1998.  The buckle for the harness system on these booster seats can crack or break.

According to the NHTSA, the cracking or breaking of the buckle harness does not constitute a safety defect.  Century product voluntarily initiated this improvement campaign after receiving over 225 complaints from consumers.

The Century Breverra Premiere Booster Car Seats affected by this action bear the model number 4885.  The affected Contour models bear the model number of 4875.

Century will provide a free replacement buckle kit and installation instructions to owners of the affected booster seats.  Consumers can call Century at 800-445-6885 with any questions or to order a replacement kit.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99X001]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 1, 2000.

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