US NHTSA Recalls: Combi BabyRide Infant Car Seats


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, October 14, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of ninety-three (93) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month.

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Additional information:

Among the ninety-three (93) recalls the NHTSA announced in September came news of the following:

Logo - Combi USA, Inc,Combi USA, Inc, (“Combi”), a Charlotte, North Carolina establishment and a subsidiary of Combi Corporation of Taito-ku, Tokyo Japan, has recalled an estimated 13,880 Combi BabyRide Infant Car Seats, model 378099 with dates of manufacture from 5/1/2016 to 8/31/2019 marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Child Seat – Child Seat Webbing May Fail in apparent contravention of US FMVSS 213

NHTSA Safety Notification 21C001000 reports the 1-inch-wide Webbing Strap used in the Center Front Adjuster to adjust the Shoulder Harness Straps fail US Minimum Initial Breaking Strength Requirements, and in certain circumstances, may not adequately restrain a child during a crash. As such, these Car Seats fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, “Child Restraint Systems.”

According to the NHTSA, a child who is not adequately restrained in a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event may suffer consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Proposed Remedy:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. Combi has not yet provided a date for owner notifications. Owners may contact Combi Customer Service by e-mail at customerservice@combiusa.com.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for accessories manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Combi USA, Inc., please search for “Combi USA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V712000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14999-2021
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General information:
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==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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