How Long Do Safety First Car Seats Last?

Is Walmart recycling car seats in 2020?

Other trade-in programs Walmart has offered a similar deal in years past, but they haven’t yet announced what they’re doing for 2020.

We’ll report it here when they do.

If you happen to have bought a Clek car seat, the company will recycle it for you in a slightly convoluted way..

Why do car seats expire after 6 years?

In general, car seats expire between 6 and 10 years from the date of manufacture. They expire for a number of reasons, including wear and tear, changing regulations, recalls, and the limits of manufacturer testing.

Where is the expiration date on a safety first car seat?

Where can I find the expiration date on my car seat?For most models, this information is molded into the plastic shell of the seat – either on the back of the seat shell or on the bottom of the base.Our newer/current models will also list this in the instruction manual as well.

Is it OK to use a expired car seat?

If the regulations change, an older car seat may no longer be in compliance. Often car seats can continue to be used to the end of their life. But if a car seat had no expiration date, it may allow you to continue using a car seat that is no longer as safe as the new standards require.

Is safety first a good car seat?

The Safety 1st Grow and Go 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat is a user-friendly and safe car seat. It might not have as many bells and whistles as all the expensive brands, but it works just as well. Since it can go from 5 to 100 pounds across three different modes, you can use it for many years.

Is it illegal to sell a expired car seat?

Unfortunately it is not illegal to buy or sell an expired car seat in the US, other than in CA (although in many states it is illegal to use them for a child to ride in). It’s common to come across them at yard sales, on buy/sell/trade groups or on craigslist.

What do you do with expired car seats?

Here at Waster, we highly encourage you to always check your car seat. 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.

Is Target Recycling car seats in 2020?

You can leave your old, damaged, and expired car seats in the drop-off box at any participating location (click here to find one near you). They will accept all types and styles of infant seats, convertible seats, car seat bases, harness, and booster car seats.