Greater than 85,000 highchairs bought on-line and at retailers throughout North America are being recalled after reviews of two dozen falls associated to the chairs, in response to federal regulators.
TOMY Worldwide, a toy and nursery firm, is voluntarily recalling about 83,000 Boon Aptitude and Aptitude Elite mannequin highchairs in the US and an extra 2,850 that have been bought in Canada, the U.S. Client Product Security Fee stated on Thursday.
The bolts used to safe the seat to the bottom can loosen and change into a falling hazard, the fee stated. The corporate stated it had obtained 34 reviews of the chair’s separating from the bottom. Two dozen of these instances led to falls leading to 11 accidents, akin to bruising or scratches.
The corporate and federal regulators suggest prospects cease utilizing the chairs and make contact with TOMY for a free restore equipment, which might be ordered at the corporate’s web site.
“We wish to make sure that your little one has solely the most secure merchandise we are able to supply and can work to treatment this case promptly — together with your little one’s security and your belief in thoughts,” the corporate stated in a press release.
The chairs have been bought on-line and at brick-and-mortar shops akin to Mattress Bathtub & Past, Goal and Toys “R” Us.
The Aptitude Elite fashions have been bought from 2008 to 2009. The Aptitude fashions have been bought from January 2008 by means of February 2017.
Clients can examine the mannequin numbers on the chairs to find out whether or not they have been a part of the recall.