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Old 08-05-2011, 07:02 AM   #5
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Re: Do carseats "expire"??

Originally Posted by monica-m View Post
Yes car seats expire. Safety standards change and plastic degrades over time. Most seats on the market are good for 6 years from the date of manufacture. Peg Perego infant seats are only good for 5 years. There are some seats that are good for 7 or 8 years but it depends on the seat. The information on expiration will be found in your manual. What seat are you thinking about reusing?
We have the Graco Snugride, manufactured April 2007. I just read in the manual not to use it after the date on the bottom of the seat. I'll go check that now...
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