Britax Childcare Pty Ltd—Steelcraft Cruiser Infant Carrier

PRA number

2009/10589

Published date

Product description

Series 60. Model 2204. It is estimated that approximately 70 units of the carriers were incomplete when despatched, therefore they cannot restrain a child in the event of an accident. The product was sold at Target stores from 1 December 2008.
The carriers being recalled do not contain the harness (as pictured)
Identifying features
Consumers can identify the product by locating the Model No 2204 on the outer carton or by locating the Series 60/a/2004 on a label on the base of the carrier. The defect and missing components can be easily seen by observation, as the carriers do not contain the harness with buckle, upper tether strap or stabilising bar.

Other identifying numbers

Consumers can identify the product by locating the Model No 2204 on the outer carton or by locating the Series 60/a/2004 on a label on the base of the carrier. The defect and missing components can be easily seen by observation, as the carriers do not contain the harness with buckle, upper tether strap or stabilising bar.

What are the defects?

The product does not comply with the Trade Practices Act mandatory standard for child restraints. The infant carriers are missing the harness, the upper anchorage strap (tether strap) and stabilising bar which makes the carrier unusable in a car.

What are the hazards?

Injury.

What should consumers do?

If you are affected, do not use the Infant Carrier. To arrange for a free replacement, contact Britax Childcare on 1800 806 974 (9am to 5pm Eastern Summer Time)advising a description of the product and details of where the replacement product can be sent.

Supplier

Britax Childcare Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.