Self-Retracting Infant Base Recall
NHTSA Recall No. 23C002
Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc. in the U.S.A. (DJ USA) has decided all models of Safety 1st onBoard 35 SecureTech and Maxi-Cosi Coral XP, Mico XP, Mico XP Max, and Mico Luxe+ rear facing infant car seats and Maxi-Cosi Infant Car Seat Base with self-retracting lower anchor systems fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 213 “Child Restraint Systems”.
Consumers may continue to safely use these car seats with the base installed using the vehicle belt, or with carrier shell only installation using the vehicle belt, consistent with the existing instruction booklet and labels. A free replacement base will be sent directly to you when it becomes available. Please see further details below regarding models impacted as well as how to register for a replacement base.
- Which models does this recall include?
The below car seat/base models are affected for all dates of manufacture ranging from May 1, 2020 to February 28th, 2023. Note that the complete model number has 3 characters following indicating the color/fashion. ALL color/fashions for these models are impacted.
IC313 MAXI COSI CORAL XP CAR SEAT
IC335 MAXI COSI INFANT CAR SEAT BASE
IC336 MAXI COSI MICO XP MAX INFANT CARSEAT
IC337 MAXI COSI MICO XP MAX INFANT CARSEAT
IC338 MAXI COSI MICO XP MAX INFANT CARSEAT
IC351 SAFETY 1ST ONBOARD 35 SECURETECH CARSEAT
IC370 MAXI COSI MICO LUXE + INFANT CAR SEAT
IC372 SAFETY 1ST SECURETECH INFANT CAR SEAT BASE
Some recalled models were purchased at retailers together with a stroller as part of a Travel System. Note that the complete model number has 3 characters following indicating the color/fashion. ALL color/fashions for these models are impacted.
TR416 MAXI COSI GIA XP TRAVEL SYSTEM W/MICO XP
TR427 MAXI COSI ZELIA 2 MAX TRAVEL SYSTEM MXP
TR428 MAXI COSI TAYLA TRAVEL SYSTEM W/MICO XP
TR430 MAXI COSI ADORRA TRAVEL SYSTEM W/MICO XP
TR433 MAXI COSI TAYLA XP TRAVEL SYS W/CORAL XP
TR434 MAXI COSI MARA XT TRAVEL SYS W/ CORAL XP
Please locate your product’s model number and date of manufacture by looking at the label included on the carrier shell and/or base of your car seat as shown below:
Does this recall involve any Infant Seats sold in Canada or other countries?
Yes, Canadian models are below:
01371 CAN MAXI COSI LILA CP TRAVEL SYSTEM
22304 CAN MAXI COSI CORAL XP INFANT CAR SEAT
22321 CAN MICO XP MAX CAR SEAT
22334 CAN MAXI COSI MICO XP MAX
22524 CAN MAXI COSI CORAL XP BASE
22526 CAN MAXI COSI MICO XP BASE
Shipments were also made to other countries. Those companies are being notified and are working with local experts and respective regulatory agencies to determine actions.
- Does this recall involve all Maxi Cosi and Safety 1st Infant Seats?
No. This only affects certain infant car seats with self-retracting latch systems in their base as noted above.
- Can I still safely use my Infant Seat and Base?
Yes, you may continue to safely use these car seats with the base installed using the vehicle belt, or with carrier shell only installation using the vehicle belt, consistent with the existing instruction manual and labels. See our installation videos on YouTube: Maxi Cosi Models Safety 1st Models
- How will I be notified with updates regarding the recall or replacement base?
If you have registered your car seat and have an affected model, you will receive a notification letter via mail, or e-mail.
- How do I register my car seat?
You may register your car seat at:
You may also contact the Dorel Juvenile Consumer Care team at 1-877-657-9546 or RetractableLatchRecall@djgusa.com
- What do I do with my recalled car seat?
You can continue to use it safely with the vehicle belt for installation as described above. Once you no longer have use for the car seat you may recycle or dispose as you would with any other car seat.
- Can I continue using my infant carrier shell outside of the vehicle?
Yes, you may continue using the infant carrier outside the vehicle in all modes of use.
- When will the updated base be available?
We will be sending updates regarding availability so please ensure you have registered following the instructions above.