3-in-1 High Chair Recall by Fisher-Price

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On Thursday, March 26, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Fisher-Price, announced a voluntary recall of the 3-in-1 high chair. If you have one, you should stop using it immediately.

Approximately 24,000 of the 3-in-1 high chairs were sold exclusively at Target stores from December 2008 through March 2009 for about $100. The 3-in-1 high chair converts from a high chair to a toddler booster seat. It includes a removable tray, height adjustment and folds for storage. The product number (P5369) is printed on the side of the seat, on a label on the seat pad, and on the product’s packaging.

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It has been reported that at least one child has fallen out of the chair when the seat back detached. The fall resulted in a skull fracture. The problem is that when the seat is used as a high chair, it can fall backwards in the frame if the booster seat release is unlatched. Also, the seat back can detach if not fully snapped in place, posing a fall hazard and risk of serious injury to young children.

If you have one of these chairs, stop using it immediately and contact Fisher-Price for instructions and a free repair kit. You can contact Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.service.mattel.com

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Fisher-Price
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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