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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Convertible high chairs
Units: About 35,000 in the United States
Distributor: Evenflo Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio
Hazard: The activity tray on the high chair can unexpectedly detach and allow an unrestrained child to fall, posing a risk of injury to the child.
Incidents/Injuries: Evenflo has received 18 reports of trays that detached, including eight reports of children who fell from the high chair and sustained bumps and bruises.
Description: This recall involves Evenflo high chairs that convert from a high chair to toddler-size table and chair. The convertible high chair can be identified by the model names and numbers listed below. Model numbers are located on a label on the lower portion of one of the high chair's legs.
Sold at: Toys "R" Us and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com and Wayfair.com betweenDecember 2011 and June 2012 for about $40.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers with the recalled highchairs should immediately contact Evenflo for a replacement tray with installation and use instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Evenflo at (800) 233-5921 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://safety.evenflo.com.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12192.html
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.
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 233-5921
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908