U.S. Pushes for Wider Recall of Graco Car Seats – 3/21/14

The Center for Auto Safety is the nation’s premier independent, member driven, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

Graco Children’s Products, which resisted recalling about 1.8 million child restraints earlier this year, has responded to a special order from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demanding more information about incidents or injuries involving the rear-facing infant restraints. But despite continued pressure from the safety agency, Graco is not saying whether it will remain steadfast in its refusal.

“We are confident that the ongoing dialogue with N.H.T.S.A. and our shared commitment to child safety continues and will result in the best possible outcome for consumers,” wrote Ashley Mowrey, a spokeswoman for Graco, which is a division of Atlanta-based Newell Rubbermaid.

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