Posted: Tue 2nd Feb 2016

Child car seat withdrawal

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016

The council’s road safety unit is urging parents to check their children’s car seats. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

High-street retailer Smyths Toys has issued a product withdrawal notice on a specific batch of the Dimples Elite Group 1-2-3 car seats (ref number 127866) due to safety concerns. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

They say some seats have been found to have poor quality finishing which has the potential to cause deterioration to the harness buckle strap. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Parents who have bought a car seat from this batch (manufactured on July15, 2015) are being advised to return it to their local Smyths Toys store for a replacement or refund. The batch number can be found on the bottom of the seat. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If you have any queries, you are advised to contact your local store, go to the online help centre or call 020 3764 0823 (calls charged at local / national rate). ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

For further information and advice on child car seats visit the Child Car Seats website. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Did you know the council’s road safety unit provides a free child car seat checking service? Visit the website for further information or to make an appointment email roadsafety@carmarthenshire.gov.uk or call 01267 228284. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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