Infant care seat maker Graco has issued a recall for the buckle of 1.9 million units. An investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found the buckle too hard to open, affecting car seats manufactured between July 2010 and May 2013.
To see if your seat is part of the recall check out their site.
Graco did put out a statement saying that it is safe to continue using the recalled buckle until the replace arrives.
“As the industry leader in baby and parenting essentials, the decisions we make about product safety are far-reaching. We take this responsibility seriously,” said Laurel Hurd, President of Graco Children’s Products. “Both NHTSA and Graco investigated consumer concerns in an effort to address the issues with the buckles used on certain infant car seats. We are pleased to announce a solution that we believe is in the best interest of consumers and underscores our shared commitment to child passenger safety.”