Thursday, March 18, 2010: Graco and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a recall of 1.2 million high chairs today, after 464 separate complaints were filed against the Graco Harmony high hair. According to the CPSC, the complaints all concerned screws or plastic brackets on the high chair coming loose and falling out, causing the high chair to tip over. In total, 24 injuries have been reported so far, causing hairline fractures to the arm and bumps and bruises to the head.
Wondering if your high chair is affected? Graco has identified the following models as having the safety problem (these models may begin with the letter A, B, C, or D):
All affected models were manufactured between November 2003 and December 2009 and sold at the following retail stores between December 2003 and March 2010: AAFES, Burlington Coat Factory, Babies “R” Us, Toys “R” Us, Sears, Target, Target.com, Walmart, WalMart.com, Shopko, and USA Baby.
So what can you do now? If you own a Graco Harmony, stop using it immediately and head to Graco now to order a free repair kit.
>Read more of the official statement from the CPSC.
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