Graco Recalls Classic Wood Highchairs Due to Fall Hazard

Graco Classic Wood Highchair Recall

On October 9, 2012, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Graco announced a voluntary recall of Graco Classic Wood Highchairs. If you own this chair, stop using it immediately! Remember that it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

If you have a seat that malfunctioned in this, or any other way, 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 report any incident with the Graco Classic Wood High Chair, or any other product, at SaferProducts.gov

These seats are manufactured in China and sold by Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga.

Name of Product: Graco Classic Wood Highchairs

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

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

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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 Target.com and Walmart.com and other online retailers between September 2007 and December 2010 for about $130.

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 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and, or visit the firm’s website at www.gracobaby.com.

Please spread the word about this recall so we can keep our babies safe!

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