Recall Alert! Chicco Polly High Chair
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:
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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