EU issues 22 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls


FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 18-2018 of its Rapid Alert System containing 22 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/M5Eb30jRIGC

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=2862&Year=2018

Additional information:

Among the 22 recalls the European Union has announced in its first report of May 2018, the following notification was made:

Britax Römer Dualfix brand Child Car Seat Recall [EU]

Source: Britax Römer

Britax Römer Dualfix brand Child Car Seats, sold with a type-approval designation code of E11 – 041518, approved under ECE R44/04 regulation and distributed between 3 November 2017 and 22 March 2018. No barcode/UPC/EAN was listed with this recall.

==> The Dualfix i-Size style Child Car Seat is not affected by this recall notification.

The type of hazards presented in this Child Car Seat include the possible presence of hairline cracks in both seat shell mountings and consequential operational failure. Specifically in the event of a vehicle crash, the recalled Child Seat’s shell could detach from its base and cause injuries to the child bound inside the Chair as well as to vehicle occupants struck by the dislodged child/Car Seat combination.

These Child Car Seat products, therefore, do not comply with the requirements of UN/ECE Regulation number 44-04 as they can allow and/or cause serious injury in the event of a motor vehicle crash, both serious health and safety hazards.

==> Please do not use any of these recalled Child Car Seat products nor allow your children to use them whilst in the vehicle with you. Instead, please consult the following Britax Römer Web page to ascertain if your Car Seat is affected by this recall and what your current remedy options include: https://www.dualfix-check.com/

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by faulty and/or dangerous Child Car Seats, please search for “car seat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Britax Römer, please search for “Britax” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 18-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10134-2018
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/

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Legal notification:
The link to the above Web site is provided for informational use only. This recall notification should not be construed that the relevant EU institution endorses or supports the objectives or contents of this Web site or the organization managing it.

Additional terms and conditions concerning the use of this information can be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/docs/notice_en.pdf

E. & O. E.

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