Consumer Reports retracts report on car seats

February 2007
Kids Today;Feb2007, p13
The article reports that "Consumer Reports" is retracting the results of a crash test conducted on infant car seats. The magazine, which conducted its tests in October 2006, claimed that 10 of the 12 seats failed the tests at 35 miles per hour (mph) frontal and 38 mph side impact. When the report was released, manufacturers and other organizations issued statements inquiring on the testing methods and reiterating that car seats are still safe and effective when used properly.


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