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450,000 Evenflo car seat-carriers recalled

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NHTSA, CPSC

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Evenflo, the manufacturer of a popular child car seat, have recalled certain seat-carriers.

Apparently, there have been almost 700 reports of handles on these seat carriers releasing unexpectedly , resulting in more than 150 injuries to children.

The recall involves Evenflo Embraceâ„¢ Infant Car Seat/Carriers made before April 8, 2006. The recalled car seat/carriers have model numbers beginning with 317, 320, 397, 398, 540, 548, 549, 550, 556, 597, 598 or 599. The model number and production date information can be found on a white label on the bottom of the carrier and on the top of the convenience base. Models beginning with “5” are units sold with the travel system (compatible stroller). “Evenflo” is on the carrying handle and car seat base. Embraceâ„¢ infant car seat/carriers made on or after April 8, 2006 are not included in this recall.