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How many years are Maxi-Cosi car seats good for?

How many years are Maxi-Cosi car seats good for?

Our forward facing only Titan i-Size and Titan Pro i-Size will keep your little one safe up to 12 years (from 15 months)! Our Maxi-Cosi Beryl rotating car seat can be used in both travel directions and goes up to approx. 7 years.

How do I know when my car seat expires?

Check your seat’s expiration date by looking at its label, usually at the bottom or back to the seat. We recommend registering your car seat as well — and carefully following installation instructions to avoid compromising the safety of the seat.

Where is the model number on Maxi-Cosi car seat?

This information can be found on a sticker located on the side or bottom/foot of your car seat shell.

Do Isofix bases expire?

Most car seat bases are good for six years from their manufacturing date.

Why are expired car seats Bad?

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 it safe to buy a second-hand car seat?

The best advice is do not buy a second-hand child seat. Second-hand seats are also likely to be older, to have suffered more wear and tear and may not be designed to current safety standards. It is far better to buy a new child seat. Prices range dramatically, and it is not necessary to buy the most expensive one.

Can you use second-hand baby car seats?

The best advice is do not buy a second-hand child seat. You cannot be certain of its history. It may have been involved in an accident and the damage may not be visible. Very often the instructions are missing from second-hand seats which makes it more difficult to be sure that you are fitting and using it correctly.

What can I do with a second hand car seat?

ONLY if you: 1) know the full history of the seat and can be 100% certain it has never been in a crash; 2) can ascertain through the labels that it has not been recalled and 3) know it is not beyond the expiration date, then it is safe to use a secondhand seat.