The affected car seats have a center tab on the chest clip that could break, posing a choking hazard to infants

Britax B-Safe infant car seat
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June 21, 2017

Britax Child Safety is recalling more than 207,000 B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Travel Systems, B-Safe 35 Elite, B-Safe 35 Elite Travel Systems, and BOB B-Safe rear-facing infant child safety seats.

The affected car seats have a center tab on the chest clip that could break. If the chest clip tab breaks while an infant is in the seat, the broken piece poses a choking hazard.

The defective chest clip is marked ABS.

The following Britax B-Safe infant car seat model numbers are included in this recall: E1A183F, E1A185M, E1A185P, E1A186R, E1A203F, E1A205M, E1A205P, E1A206X, E1A206Z, E1A207E, E9LU65V, E9LU66X, E9LU66Z, E9LU67D, E9LU67E, EXA185M, S02063600, S02063700, S03803400, S03803500, S03803700, S03803800, S03803900, S04144400, S04144500, S04144600, S04145000, S04402800, S04884200, S04884300, S04975600, S04978900, S05260200, S06020300, S06020400, S06020500, S06020600, S06020700, S06020800, S06020900, S06147100, S921800, E1A215T, E1A215U, E1A216P, E1A221Q, E1A225C, E1A225U, E1A226L, E9LS51Q, E9LS56C, E9LS56L, E9LS57F, E9LS57G, E9LS57H, EXA216L, S01298600, S02063800, S02063900, S02064000, S04281200, S04281300, S04628500, S06018800, S06020000, S06020200, S923700, E9LT34A, E9LT34C, E9LT35X, and EXLT34A.

Britax will notify owners of the recalled infant car seats and provide a free replacement chest clip. The new clip will be marked PC.

Consumers with additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact Britax at (833) 474-7016.