Recalls: Car seats, carabiners on list
The following recalls were issued Oct. 31 - Nov. 4 by federal and state agencies:
Infant Car Seats: Britax Child Safety Inc. is recalling Chaperone Infant car seats sold June 2009 - October 2010. The harness chest clip can break and pose a laceration hazard. Due to its small size it also poses a choking hazard. Consumers should immediately contact Britax, 888-427-4829, www.britax.com, for a free repair kit.
Chest Freezers: Haier America Trading LLC is recalling Chest Freezers sold January - October 2010. A capacitor in the freezer's circuitry can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Consumers should contact the company, 877-878-7579, www.chestfreezer.com, to schedule an appointment for a free repair to the freezer.
Carabiners: Hunter Safety System is recalling Carabiners sold June - September 2010. The pins in the carabiners can detach, causing a climbing strap to break free from the safety harness. This can result in the climber falling. Consumers should return the carabiners to the company for a free replacement. Consumers can contact Hunter Safety System, www.hssvest.com, 877-296-3528.
For more information: www.recalls.org