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#1 of 5 Old 08-15-2012, 12:53 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My DH left the Britax booster seat on the ground outside and our 8 month old German Shepherd ate the foam part of the seat!! greensad.gif. It's the foam piece that goes under the cloth seat cover. It really seems like more of a comfort factor, because now he'll have to sit on plastic rather than a comfortable pad. My DH feels this isn't a safety issue.

Any thoughts? Can I use this car seat? Thanks!
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I think that foam is integral to the safety protection feature.  You'll need to get a new seat.

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If it was gray foam, it was comfort padding.  If it was white foam, it was EPS foam, which is a crash force reducer.   Either way, the seat is still safe to use, but if it was EPS foam, you shouldn't use it again until you get a replacement from Britax.  


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I would call Britax and see if you can get a replacement for the foam.  It shouldn't be too expensive.


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Thanks everyone! I think all she ate was the grey foam. I called Britax and they sent me a new one for free!! smile.gif
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