Charlie secures 5-star side impact safety
for Swandoo at ADAC tests!

Vienna, May 23rd, 2023 

Swandoo’s full range validation with the leading testing institutes is now complete. With Charlie, now adding to the previous success of Albert, Marie, and Curie.

Swandoo’s Charlie takes home top safety results at this year’s consumer test, with an overall score of 1.9, and with a 5-star score for side impacts!

In the recent spring 2023 tests conducted by top consumer rating organizations ADAC, ÖAMTC, and TCS, the Charlie i-Size Booster by Swandoo proved to be a serious contender in the market, gaining safety credentials with the leading testing institutes.

Charlie excelled in side impact crash tests and achieved an overall score of 1.9 “Good”. Top marks in the categories of ‘ergonomics’ and ‘handling’ complete Charlie’s overall result at this year’s testing.

This is further evidence of Swandoo’s commitment to excellence in child safety and adds to the brands’ previous test wins with each one of its seats.

ADAC Test results

i-Size booster seat
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Bakovervendt i-Size barnesete
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i-Size babybilstol
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360° roterende i-Size barnesete
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"We are delighted with this stamp of approval for Charlie from ADAC. Charlie exemplifies our mission to develop products that enhance the well-being of families. This latest recognition adds to our growing list of accolades, which now includes complete safety coverage for children from 0 to 12 years of age. We take pride in our achievements and look forward to continuing to innovate."
Nicolas C. Moeller
Global Sales Director at Swandoo

About Swandoo

Swandoo was founded in 2014 as a brand for innovative family lifestyle solutions. The company is based in Vienna, with its own manufacturing in Suzhou, China. Combining a talented international design team with over 40 years of experience in manufacturing, Swandoo has set out to become a smart companion for modern families, enhancing the well-being of parents and their children.

Swandoo’s first product, the i-Size baby car seat and infant carrier Albert, achieved a double-test win at the consumer testing of 2019. This success was followed by the introduction of the first version of Marie, a 360° rotating i-Size car seat, which received the prestigious iF Design Award 2020. Now in its third generation, Marie 3 achieved best in the category in 2021.

Swandoo’s product range also includes the i-Size booster seat Charlie, which has completed the full suite of design award wins for Swandoo with the Red Dot Design Award 2023. These safety seats are a testament to Swandoo’s unwavering commitment to child safety and its mission to provide intuitive handling and top safety scores for small passengers. With a full palette of safety seats and continued success in safety tests, Swandoo continues to push the boundaries of innovation in child safety.


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Press contact

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Global Marketing Director




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