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Chicco Polly High Chairs Recalled

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Artsana USA Inc., of Lancaster, Pa., announced a voluntary recall of about 455,000 in the United States and 30,690 in Canada Chicco Polly High Chair.

Hazard: Children can fall on or against the pegs on the rear legs of the high chair, resulting in a bruising or laceration injury.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 21 reports of incidents in which a child fell against the peg and received injuries, including four laceration injuries requiring medical closure (stitches, tape or glue) and one scratched cornea.

Description: This recall involves a range of Chicco Polly high chairs with pegs on the back legs intended for tray storage. The high chairs have a folding metal frame for storage and a reclining seat. The recalled high chairs can be identified by the model number and date code printed on a label on the underside of the seat, close to the footrest. The date code is in the format DDMMYYYY or YYYY-MM-DD. High chairs included in this recall were manufactured prior to October 13, 2010 and have one of the following model numbers on the label:

Model Numbers
0006380343007005063803260070
0006380348007005063803270070
0006380349007005063803570070
0006380358007005063803660070
0406376500007005063803970070
0406376554007006063765650070
0406376576007006063765970070
0406380363007006063803650070
0406380386007006063803770070
0406380390007006063803820070
0506376502007006063803960070
0506380302007006063803970070
0506380322007007063803780070

Sold at: Retail stores including Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Buy Buy Baby, Shopko and Toys R Us, as well as online outlets including Albeebaby.com, Amazon.com, Babyage.com, Babysupermart.com, Diapers.com and Target.com from January 2005 through July 2012 for between $100 and $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should contact Chicco for a free peg cover kit which will be mailed to them. To help prevent injuries before repair, consumers should store the tray on the pegs when the high chair is not in use.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Chicco toll-free at (800) 807-8817 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.chiccousa.com/pollykit.

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1642.

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