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ForB dba WAYB (WAYB) Headrest May Break or Separate From Car Seat


Date: August 30, 2019

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19C001000

A broken or separated headrest increases the risk of injury during a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19C001000

Manufacturer: ForB dba WAYB

Components: CHILD SEAT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,689

Recall Summary

ForB dba WAYB (WAYB) is recalling certain WAYB Pico child seats manufactured between February 1, 2019 and May 12, 2019. The headrest’s aluminum tubular frame can break allowing the headrest to detach.

Remedy: The manufacturer is still developing a plan to replace the headrests on the affected seats, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 7, 2019. Owners may contact WAYB customer service at or 1-888-924-9292.

Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

Affected Product:

Child Seat

WAYB PICO 03/01/2019 - 05/12/2019

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.