Can display car seats be used?

Is it OK to buy a floor model car seat?

Tip of the Day: Getting a “floor model” at a discount is only a good deal if ALL the parts come with the car seat. … Note: The Car Seat Lady would recommend NOT purchasing a “floor model” car seat as it may be difficult to know if you are missing an important part. Better safe than sorry.

Can you use an outdated car seat?

Yes, car seats typically expire after six years from the date of manufacture. A sticker that provides the serial number includes manufacture and expiration dates. … Rather, you should plan on replacing them at or around the expiration date.

Are second hand car seats legal?

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.

What can I do with expired car seats?

What to Do with Old Car Seats? Car Seat Recycling and Donation in all 50 US States

  1. Give the used car seat to friends or family.
  2. Donate the car seat.
  3. Recycle the car seat.
  4. Throw the car seat in the trash.
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What do you do with old car seats?

Recycle it

Some city recycling programs or local recycling plants may accept used or expired car seats, but call to confirm before dropping yours off. If your seat is recyclable, you’ll likely have to take off the seat cover and harness to make it easier for the plant to dismantle the plastic and metal pieces.