February 9, 2000
Turnabout Infant Child Restraints and Explorer Mate
All-Terrain Stroller/Turnabout Car Seat Recalled by Cosco
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain Turnabout Infant Child
Restraints and Explorer Mate All-Terrain Stroller/Turnabout Car Seat with Base,
manufactured between January 5 through January 17, 2000, because these child seats utilize
a three-point harness system, however, a Turnabout five-point pad was included with these
The combination of the three point harness with a
five-point pad causes the buckle release button to be located under the cover making the
buckle not readily accessible.
The model numbers of the affected child restraints
are - 02-758 TCD and 02-758 BBP.
Cosco will provide the owners with a free
three-point cover and installation instructions. Owners who do not receive the free
cover should contact Cosco at 1-800-221-6736.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00E-006]
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