Ikea recalls high chairs for fall hazard
WASHINGTON – Ikea is recalling high chairs to repair them for a falling hazard.
Name of Product: ANTILOP High Chairs
Units: About 169,000 (133,000 in the U.S. and 36,000 in Canada)
Hazard: The high chair's restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the child.
Incidents/Injuries: IKEA has received eight reports worldwide of restraint buckles that opened unexpectedly, including three reports of children who received minor injuries after falling from the high chair.
Description: This recall involves ANTILOP high chairs sold in red, blue or white. The plastic high chair has detachable silver-colored metal legs. High chairs included in the recall have a manufacture date between 0607 and 0911 (YYMM format) from supplier number 17389. The production date and supplier number are molded into the underside of the seat. "ANTILOP," "IKEA" and the model number are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the seat.
Model numbers included in the recall are:
ANTILOP high chair blue Model # 701.467.92
ANTILOP high chair red Model # 501.467.93
ANTILOP high chair white Model # 300.697.24
Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from August 2006 through January 2010 for about $20.
Consumers should immediately stop using the high chairs and contact IKEA to obtain a free replacement seat restraint. Ikea can be reached at 866- 966-4532 anytime, or visit www.ikea-usa.com.
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