Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and Artsana USA Inc., announced a recall of about 455,000 Chicco Polly High Chairs in the U.S. and about 30,690 of them in Canada. They're warning that the pegs on the rear legs of the chair could cause bruising or laceration if a child falls on or against them.
There have been 21 reports of injuries involving the chairs, including lacerations, bruising and one scratched cornea. The recalled chairs were sold at retail stores including Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Buy Buy Baby, Shopko and Toys R Us, as well as online outlets including Albeebaby.com, Amazon.com, Babyage.com, Babysupermart.com, Diapers.com and Target.com from January 2005 through July 2012.
If you think you have a Chicco Polly High Chair at home, you can identify it by the model number and date code printed on a label on the underside of the seat, close to the footrest. The date code is in the format DDMMYYYY or YYYY-MM-DD. If it was manufactured prior to October 13, 2010, it will have one of these model numbers on the label:
00063803430070 05063803260070 00063803480070 05063803270070 00063803490070 05063803570070 00063803580070 05063803660070 04063765000070 05063803970070 04063765540070 06063765650070 04063765760070 06063765970070 04063803630070 06063803650070 04063803860070 06063803770070 04063803900070 06063803820070 05063765020070 06063803960070 05063803020070 06063803970070 05063803220070 07063803780070
Figured out this is your high chair? Stop using it immediately and contact Chicco to have a free peg cover kit mailed to you. Until you install the kit, store the tray on the pegs. You can call Chicco toll-free at (800) 807-8817 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit its website at www.chiccousa.com/pollykit
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