Graco high chairs recalled

DETAILS: Graco Classic Wood high chairs imported by Graco Children’s Products Inc. of Atlanta, Ga.; sold at Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, other retail stores nationwide, Target.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers between September 2007 and December 2010. The high chairs were sold in three wood finishes with a beige fabric seat cover. The high chair has a top seat, bottom leg assembly and removable tray. The model number is printed on a label on the underside of the seat assembly. The high chairs were manufactured in China.

WHY: The high chair’s seat can loosen or detach from the base, posing a fall hazard to the child.

INCIDENTS: Graco has received 58 reports of the high chairs’ seats loosening or detaching from the base. There have been nine reports of children falling as the seat detached from the base, resulting in reports of bumps, bruises and scratches. Graco has received one report of a concussion in Canada.

HOW MANY: About 86,000 in the United States and 3,400 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Graco at 800-345-4109 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or www.gracobaby.com.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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