Public Notice

Montreal, Que. December 18, 2009 - Dorel Distribution Canada (DDC) in cooperation with Transport Canada is issuing a voluntary Public Notice of the Safety1st, Eddie Bauer, Cosco and Quinny Designer 22 infant restraints manufactured from January 6, 2008 through April 6, 2009.

The infant restraint handle bolt can loosen causing the handle to fully or partially separate from the seat.  This may allow the child to fall out of the seat if they are in the seat unharnessed. There have been no reported injuries.  Please see remedy below.

The Designer 22 Infant Child Restraint is safe for use in a vehicle as it meets and exceeds all crash safety standards put forth by Transport Canada.

The infant restraints were sold either separately or as part of a travel system.  The stroller portion of the travel system is not affected.

The models and model numbers affected are:

Infant Restraints Sold with Travel Systems

Travel System name and Model Number

Infant Restraint name and model Number

Safety 1st Playsafe Travel System 01004CDBY

Safety 1st Designer 22   22058CDBY

Eddie Bauer Integrated Travel System 01326CMTT

E.B. Designer 22  22625CMTT

Eddie Bauer Integrated Travel System 01326CPST

E.B. Designer 22  22671CPST

Safety 1st Evolution Travel System 01374CBSP

Safety 1st Designer 22  22370CBSP

Safety 1st Evolution Travel System 01374CGGL

Safety 1st Designer 22  22370CGGL

Safety 1st Lightwave Travel System 01583CAMR

Safety 1st Designer 22  22380CAMR

Safety 1st Acella Travel System 01697CSET

Safety 1st Designer 22  22325CSET

Eddie Bauer Lightweight Travel System 01720CHPN

E.B. Designer 22  22H65HPN

Eddie Bauer Vector Travel System 01729CBGL

E.B. Designer 22  22617CBGL

Safety 1st Acella Travel System 01915COBL

Safety 1st Designer 22  22325COBL

Safety 1st Alpha Sport Travel System 01929CSRD

Safety 1st Designer 22  22325CSRD

Quinny Freestyle 4XL Travel System 01936CAPG

Quinny Designer 22  22H56APG

Cosco Fleet Travel System 01938CTHD

Cosco Designer 22  22301CTHD

Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System 01943CBEL

Safety 1st Designer 22  22325CBEL

Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System 01947CAFT

Safety 1st Designer 22  22317CAFT

Safety 1st Vector Travel System/01949CNBG

Safety 1st Designer 22  22325CNBG

Quinny Freestyle 4 Travel System 01985CSTB

Quinny Designer 22  22680CSTB

Safety 1st Explorer Travel System 01996CCRB

Safety 1st Designer 22  22095CCRB

Safety 1st Explorer Travel System 01996CRBK

Safety 1st Designer 22  22095CRBK

Safety 1st Eurostar Travel System 01662CCHT

Safety 1st Designer 22  22337CCHT

Infant Restraints  Sold Separately

Child Restraint name and model Number

Safety 1st Designer 22  22057CLPH

Safety 1st Designer 22  22095CGRF

Safety 1st Designer 22  22095CHBS

Eddie Bauer Designer 22  22617CBGL

Cosco Starter   22301CSTG

Model numbers and manufacture dates of the infant restraints are printed on a sticker on the side of the infant seat as shown below. Manufacture dates are printed in the YYYY/MM/DD format.

Remedy: Consumers can contact Dorel Juvenile Group for a free handle repair kit. Until the repair kit is installed, the seat can continue to be used as directed in their instruction manual but should be carried by the head and foot.

Consumer Contact: Consumers should visit the Dorel Juvenile Group website to verify if their model is included in this voluntary public notice.  For additional information, contact Dorel Juvenile Group toll-free at (866) 762 3318 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

Media Contact: 
Rick Leckner
(514) 731.0000