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Classic Wood Highchairs recalled by Graco Due to Fall Hazard

Posted By News Staff On Thursday, October 11, 2012 @ 3:00 am In News | No Comments

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Graco recalls Highchairs because the seat can become loosened and detach from the base creating a fall hazard

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Graco Classic Wood Highchair [1]

Graco Classic Wood Highchair

Product Information

Name of Product: Graco Classic Wood Highchairs

Units: About 86,000 in the United States and 3,400 in Canada

Importer: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, GA.

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

Incidents/Injuries: 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.

Description: 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.

Sold at: Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory and other retail stores nationwide and at www.Target.com [2] and www.Walmart.com [3] and other online retailers between September 2007 and December 2010 for about $130.00.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled high chairs and contact Graco for a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Graco at 800.345.4109 between 8:00am and 5:00pm ET Monday through Friday and, or visit the firm’s website at www.gracobaby.com [4]

The high chair’s seat can loosen or detach from the base, posing a fall hazard to the child. [5]

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

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually.

CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov [6]. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. [7]


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