April 2, 2009: Expanded Evenflo Majestic High Chair Recall
According to the US Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), Evenflo Company Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling another 90,000 of it Majestic high chairs. (In December 2008, 95,000 were recalled.) Plastic caps and metal screws on both sides of the high chair can loosen and fall out, allowing the seatback to suddenly fall back or detach from the high chair. Children can fall backwards or fall out of the high chair and suffer bumps and bruises to the head, broken bones, abrasions, cuts and bruises. Detached hardware also poses a choking hazard to children.
Do You Own This High Chair?
The recall involves Evenflo Majestic high chairs manufactured between January 23, 2007 and December 31, 2008. The recalled high chairs have the following model numbers:
The model number and date of manufacture are located on a white label/sticker on the seatback. “Evenflo” is printed on the label and on the front of the tray. Models showing a year of manufacture of 2009 in red ink are not included in the recall.
Manufactured in China, the high chairs were sold at juvenile product and mass merchandise stores nationwide, including Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, and Shopko, and online at walmart.com from January 2006 through March 2009 for between $80 and $110.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately stop using the high chairs and contact Evenflo at 1-800-233-5921 between 8 AM and 5 PM ET Monday through Friday to receive a free repair kit or visit www.evenflo.com.
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