Summary: DOREL JUVENILE GROUP (DJG) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MAXI-COSI MICO INFANT CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS, MODELS 22-371 AND 22-372, AND MAXI-COSI MICO INFANT CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM - BASE ONLY, MODEL 22-515, PRODUCED FROM JULY 2007 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2008. INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE MOUNTING BRACKET AND THE BASE CAUSED BY WARPING OF THE BASE OR INADEQUATE MATING BETWEEN THE SHELL AND THE BASE MOUNTING BRACKET CAN RESULT IN DIFFICULTY ATTACHING OR DETACHING THE SHELL FROM THE BASE.
Consequence: IF THE SHELL IS IMPROPERLY MOUNTED TO THE BASE, THE CHILD COULD BE INJURED IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DJG WILL NOTIFY ALL REGISTERED OWNERS AND WILL SEND A NEW MICO BASE TO OWNERS OF THE AFFECTED SEATS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JULY 24, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DJG AT 1-877-657-9546.
Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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