Child Car Seat Safety Recalls

In March 2018, Britax Römer issued a voluntary recall notice for classic DUALFIX child car seats due to a potential safety issue with a component. All seats bought between November 3, 2017, and March 22, 2018, should go to to see if their seat is affected by the voluntary recall, and for further information.

The cause of the potential issue has been identified, and Britax Römer has confirmed that seats bought outside of the dates listed are not affected.

In December 2016, Mamas & Papas issued a product safety recall for some of their child car seats that had been sold through Asda, Tesco, Shop Direct and some independent retailers, as well as the Mamas & Papas website and factory stores. The seats affected are:

● Mamas & Papas Nembus

● Mamas & Papas Aureus

● Mamas & Papas Group 123

● Mamas & Papas Altai

They are Group 123 car seats with the approval code 04 44596 (check the orange label on the back of the seat). If you have purchased one of these seats, you should stop using it immediately and contact Mamas & Papas Customer Services team on 03332 412154, or take it to a Mamas & Papas store for a refund or replacement. For more information see

In May 2016, Argos issued a product safety recall for Mamas & Papas Mercury child car seats:

● Mamas & Papas Mercury Group 1 Black

● Mamas & Papas Mercury Group 1 Grey

● Mamas & Papas Mercury Group 1-2-3 Black

● Mamas & Papas Mercury Group 1-2-3 Grey

● Mamas & Papas Mercury Group 2-3 Black

In the event of an accident the car seat shell may crack and so not provide the protection it should provide. If you have purchased one of these seats, stop using it immediately and return it to your local Argos store for a full refund. These seats are manufactured exclusively for Argos; other Mamas & Papas seats are not affected. For further information, contact the Argos Customer Service Team on 0345 600 5388.