The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., announced a voluntary recall of Graco Harmony High Chairs on Thursday. They said consumers should stop using product immediately unless otherwise instructed. The recall affects about 1.2 million high chairs that were manufactured between November 2003 and December 2009. The high chairs are no longer in production.
The screws holding the front legs of the high chair can loosen and fall out and/or the plastic bracket on the rear legs can crack causing the high chair to become unstable and tip over unexpectedly. This poses a fall hazard to children.
Graco has received 464 reports of screws loosening/falling out and/or plastic brackets cracking causing the high chair to tip over unexpectedly. These tip-over’s resulted in 24 reports of injuries including bumps and bruises to the head, a hairline fracture to the arm, and cuts, bumps, bruises and scratches to the body.
This recall involves all Harmony High Chairs. The Harmony high chair was manufactured from November 2003 through December 2009 and is no longer in production. The model number can be found on the label that is located on the underside of the foot rest.
Model numbers include:
3920BAN 3920BAN2 3920BEB 3920BEBB 3920COV 3920DOH 3920GEI 3920GEIDSP 3920GRN 3920HMP 3920IVY 3920LAU 3920PKR 3930DDH 3930DHO3935CAL 3935OXB 3935PKR 3935PKRDSP 3935SPM 3935SPMDSP 3935THR 3935THR2 3935THR3 3940BIA 3940BIADSP 3940CAP 3940CLE 3940COT 3940DRM 3940HML 3940MCH 3940NGS 3940SAV 3940SLT 3940SPT 3940STA 3940UNN 3951CLO 3951CLT 3951COT 3951ORC 3951WLO 3955WSR 3960BGN 3960CJG 3960CNP 3960GGG 3980CNR 3E00ABB 3E00BAT 3E00DCF 3E00DCFDSP 3E00DGP 3E00DGPDSP 3E00GPK 3E01BDS 3E01BDSCA 3E01DNY 3E01DNY1 3E01ELP 3E01ELPDSP
The model numbers may begin with the letter A, B, C or D. Additional models affected are 1752404, 1755859, 1755860, 1757259, 1757412, and 1760429.Manufactured in the United States, the affected high chairs were sold at AAFES, Burlington Coat Factory, Babies “R” Us, Toys “R” Us, Sears, Target, Target.com, Walmart, WalMart.com, Shopko, USA Baby, and other retailers nationwide from December 2003 through March 2010 for between $70 and $120.
Consumers who have the affected high chairs should immediately stop using them and contact Graco to receive a free repair kit. To order a free repair kit, contact Graco toll-free at (877) 842-3206 or visit the firm’s Web site at gracobaby.com. For additional information, contact Graco at (800) 345-4109 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.