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    My mother in law gave me a used car seat from 2010 she claims it was never used is that safe due to living in a humid state that plastic dry rots I am not wanting to put a child at risk or get a law suit filed against me I have the model number and brand of car seat

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    Re: Cargiver

    Hi there.

    It's very likely the seat is expired. The concern is not dry rot, nor a lawsuit (not directly). The concern is more the child will be injured or killed from a seat failing during a crash.

    What seat is it?

    Wendy
    wendy, cpst-i mom to
    piper, 7/26/02, 62", 100#, seatbelt, driving her own car
    laine 9/16/09, 50", 70#, Nuna Aaces, Safety 1st Incognito
    in my husband's 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser, my 2017 Volvo XC90, and big sister's 2016 Honda Civic


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