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Where is the expiration date on a Britax Boulevard?

Where is the expiration date on a Britax Boulevard?

Located on label under seat cover. 10 years after the date of manufacture. Located on label under seat cover. 10 years after the date of manufacture.

How many years is a Britax Boulevard good for?

10 years

Britax Advocate/Boulevard ClickTight
Expiration 10 years
Rear Facing 5 to 40 pounds Up to 49 inches
Forward Facing 20 to 65 pounds Up to 49 inches 18.65 inch top harness slots
Booster Limits N/A

How long is a Britax Marathon 70 Good For?

6 to 10 years
Britax car seats have a service life of anywhere from 6 to 10 years from the date of manufacture (not from when you bought it so make sure to check the serial label and read the instruction manual!).

How do you check if a car seat is expired?

Expiration Date: Most car seats expire after 6 years from the date of manufacture. If you can’t find an explicit expiration date printed anywhere on the seat (shown below), check the owner’s manual. When in doubt, the easiest thing to do is to call the manufacturer and ask them.

Can you use an expired car seat?

A car seat or booster seat that has expired should be permanently disposed of so it cannot be reused by any one else. Car seat technicians tell parents to “destroy” the car seat. This means cutting the harness straps and removing the padding prior to recycling the car seat or putting it in the trash.

Are car seats good after manufacture date?

Yes, car seats typically expire after six years from the date of manufacture. A sticker that provides the serial number includes manufacture and expiration dates. Of course, the seats don’t dissolve on the expiration date at the stroke of midnight. For starters, look at any car seat that is about six years old.

Can you still use an expired car seat?

If you don’t follow the instructions or if you use them past their expiry or useful life dates – you may be putting your child’s safety at risk and you may be found guilty of breaking the law.

What is the safest convertible car seat on the market?

Top 30 Safest Convertible Car Seats Ranked

  • Chicco NextFit Zip Max Convertible Car Seat.
  • Britax Marathon ClickTight.
  • Britax Boulevard ClickTight.
  • Britax Advocate ClickTight.
  • Britax Allegiance 3 Stage Convertible Car Seat.
  • Britax Emblem.
  • Evenflo SureRide DLX Convertible Car Seat.
  • Graco My Ride 65 Convertible Car Seat.

Do Britax bases expire?

The useable life for most Britax infant car seats (including the base), older infant/child car seats, youth seats, and belt-positioning booster seats manufactured through June 2010 have a service life of 6 years.

What happens if you use an expired car seat?

Most car seats have a plastic shell. Plastic breaks down and degrades over time, becoming brittle. This could be very dangerous if an expired seat is being used in the event of an accident. Metal can develop rust in even unseen areas of the car seat and once again, not function properly in an accident.

What can you do with expired car seats?

Make sure that it is up-to-date and built perfectly in order to keep your child protected. If it is too old to use, we recommend disposing of it in the proper waste bin in order for it to be treated and recycled. Check out our waste recycling shop and find out what waste management service you need!

Why are expired car seats Bad?

When do Britax car seats expire?

Here’s a helpful guide to car seat expiration dates for several different car seat brands: Britax: six years for infant car seats, nine years for booster seats Chicco: six years Cosco: six years Diono: eight years for car seat harnesses, 10 years for booster seats Evenflo: six years (except when otherwise noted) Evenflo Symphony: eight years Evenflo SafeMax: 10 years Graco: usually seven or 10 years, depending on the model

Where is expiration date on Britax car seat?

​Britax: The Britax car seat expiration date should be on a white sticker near the top of the seat, under the fabric and near your child’s head. ​Chicco: A white sticker should be pasted to the back of your child’s car seat.

When does a Britax roundabout car seat expire?

Expiration Dates. All car seats come with expiration dates, as there can be some deterioration of the plastic parts. Britax Roundabout car seats can be used for six years from date of manufacture. You’ll find the manufacture date on a sticker on the side of the car seat 1. In addition, if the car seat is an accident, it should generally be destroyed and replaced.

When does my Britax infant car seat expire?

Britax: The expiration dates for Britax car seats manufactured after June 2010 range from 6 to 10 years. Their infant car seats as well as their belt-positioning booster seats have a 6-year lifespan while most of their convertible car seats expire 7 years after the manufacturer’s date.