Nearly 100,000 high chairs have been recalled after reports of dozens of injuries to children when the seat backs fell off. Also recalled, although no incidents have been reported: strollers and toy dinosaurs. All the recalled items are made in China.
About 95,000 Majestic High Chairs made by Evenflo Co. Inc, of Miamisburg, Ohio, have been voluntarily recalled because the company says they pose a hazard for children when parts come loose and the seat backs fall off. There have been dozens of reported injuries such as broken bones and head bruises.The company received more than 1,000 reports of parts falling out. The high chairs, made in China, were sold nationwide at juvenile product and mass merchandise stores, including Toys "R" Us, Babies "R" Us, Burlington Coat Factory and Shopko, and online at walmart.com from January 2006 through May 2007.For more information, consumers can call Evenflo at 800-233-5921 or visit www.majestichighchair.com.
Some 1,600 Phil & Teds Dash Buggy strollers, made in China and imported by Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga., have been recalled because the frame handle could fail to latch properly and break, posing a fall hazard to small children.No injuries or incidents have been reported. The recalled stroller has a metal frame with three wheels, a cloth seat and a canopy. The product was sold at independent juvenile specialty stores and online from July through September this year.For details, call 800-593-5522, or visit www.regallager.com or www.cpsc.gov.
About 480 Dinosaur Epoch toy dinosaurs, manufactured in China and imported by Xtreme Toy Zone of Los Angeles, have been recalled because surface paints can contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children. No incidents have been reported. The dinosaurs were sold on Xtreme Toy Zone's Web site between May and October 2008.For details, call 213-237-9983, or visit www.xtremetoyzone.com or www.cpsc.gov.