The second week of October, The U.S.. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga.,recalled 86,000 in the United States and 3,400 in Canada Graco Classic Wood Highchairs. The high chair's seat can loosen or detach from the base, posing a fall hazard to the child. 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.
This recall involves all Graco brand Classic Wood Highchairs sold in three wood finishes. The high chair has a top seat, bottom leg assembly and removable tray. The high chair is sold with a beige fabric seat cover. Model number 3C00BPN, 3C00BPN TC, 3C00CHY, 3C00CHY TC, 3C00CPO or 3C00CPO TC is printed on a label on the underside of the seat assembly.
The units were sold at Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory and other retail stores nationwide and at Target.com and Walmart.com and other online retailers between September 2007 and December 2010 for about $130. The products were made in China.
The CPSC said consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Graco to receive a free protective cover repair kit. Consumers can contact Graco at (800) 345-4109 or visit the firm’s Web site at www.gracobaby.com.
If you or a family member is injured by a product, you need to get immediate medical care. If there is a significant affect or injury, you should contact an attorney concerning the problem. Early investigation can include the collection of product, checking recall alerts, and the proper notifying of those who caused the problem.