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Children Caution: These Isofix straps are dangerous for your child!

Warning from the Federal Motor Transport Authority: On the internet, cheap Isofix straps are offered for attaching child seats, which are dangerous for the children.

Warning of Isofix child seat belts
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On Thursday, a spokeswoman for the authorities warned against the cheap Isofix straps for attaching child seats and infant carriers. Using these straps could result in serious injury to the child .

In Flensburg informed a Kraftfahrtbundesamt spokeswoman: Private people, with (frequent) headquarters in the Far East, offer the "unchecked" straps on the Internet. For this reason, the KBA can not investigate the case in Germany and now warns publicly before the Internet providers and their dangerous goods.

In an accident, Isofix belts could "increase the severity of a child's injury" . Instead of saving money on the purchase of Isofix belts and thus taking a greater risk of injury in accidents, parents should therefore prefer to fall back on the prescribed three-point belt.