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Evenflo Recalls Convertible High Chairs

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Evenflo Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio, announced a voluntary recall of about 35,000 in the United States Convertible high chairs.

Hazard: The activity tray on the high chair can unexpectedly detach and allow an unrestrained child to fall, posing a risk of injury to the child.

Incidents/Injuries: Evenflo has received 18 reports of trays that detached, including eight reports of children who fell from the high chair and sustained bumps and bruises.

Description: This recall involves Evenflo high chairs that convert from a high chair to toddler-size table and chair. The convertible high chair can be identified by the model names and numbers listed below. Model numbers are located on a label on the lower portion of one of the high chair's legs.

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Sold at: Toys "R" Us and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com and Wayfair.com between December 2011 and June 2012 for about $40.

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Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled highchairs should immediately contact Evenflo for a replacement tray with installation and use instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Evenflo at (800) 233-5921 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://safety.evenflo.com.

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