Britax Boulevard CS (FF)
|Manufacturer / Model Name||Britax Boulevard CS (FF)|
|Model Number / Manufacture Date||E9L72L1 / Apr 27, 2009|
|Weight / Height||20lb - 65lb / up to 49"|
|Evaluation of Labels||
On the labels, the tether is shown but not labeled with each mode of installation. There is not a picture of a child properly restrained in the CRS on the labeling. No additional sizing information is given on the label. No indication of correct harness height is given. Labels do not explain the use of LATCH. Labels do not show how to remove the tether. No instructions are given on the labels for the use of the tether.
|Evaluation of Instructions||
In the instructions, the tether is shown but not labeled with each mode of installation. The instruction manual is stored on a string. The child restraint is not depicted in a rear vehicle seat in the owner's manual. The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is located among other unrelated warnings in a bulleted list. The section describing vehicle seat belt types is incomplete and may be missing important information. The user must read text to route the LATCH belt properly.
|Securing the Child||
The harness clip is not labeled with placement instructions. No illustration is given on the labels to depict conversion to the forward-facing mode from any other mode. Multiple actions are required to convert the seat to this mode of use; the caregiver must read the instructions. The harness must be taken out and rethreaded to disassemble the seat for cleaning. When disassembled for cleaning, mandatory parts of the restraint become detached and could be misplaced.
The user must refer to the instruction manual for guidance regarding how to use the belt-positioning feature correctly. The child restraint is equipped with push-button LATCH connectors. The LATCH attachment and/or tether storage area is not clearly labeled.
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