Fall Hazard Worries Spark Infant Car Seat Recall

Law360, New York (December 21, 2009, 2:12 PM EST) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. have recalled about 447,000 infant car seats and carriers, saying the child restraint handle can loosen and come off, posing a fall hazard when the devices are used as infant carriers.

The Columbus, Ind.-based company has received received 77 reports of the child restraint handle fully or partially coming off, causing at least three injuries to infants, the CPSC said Friday.

Those injuries included bumps, bruises and a head...
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