Graco Highchair Recall: What You Need to Know

graco classic wood highchairMoms with Graco highchairs, listen up. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission just announced that the company's Classic Wood Highchair is being recalled -- by Graco -- due to a fall risk it poses for babies. So far, Graco has received 58 reports of the seats on the highchairs loosening or detaching altogether from the base. There have been nine instances where children have fallen from the highchairs as the seat and base separated. Bumps, bruises, and scratches have been reported, and at least one child in Canada suffered a concussion as a result of the faulty highchair.

Here's a quick cheat sheet with everything you need to know.

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Name of product: Graco Classic Wood Highchairs

Units: About 86,000 in the United States and 3,400 in Canada

Problem: The seat on the highchair can loosen or detach from the base, posing a fall risk to babies and children.

Injuries so far: Graco has received 58 reports of the highchairs' seats loosening or detaching from the base. As mentioned above, there have been nine reports of children falling, and one report of a fall resulting in a concussion in Canada.

Product info: This recall involves ALL Graco brand Classic Wood Highchairs. The highchairs are sold in three wood finishes. The model number 3C00BPN, 3C00BPN TC, 3C00CHY, 3C00CHY TC, 3C00CPO, or 3C00CPO TC is printed on a label on the underside of the seat assembly.

Where they're sold: Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Target.com, Walmart.com, as well as other retail stores nationwide, and other online retailers between September 2007 and December 2010. They cost around $130.

What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the highchairs, and contact Graco for a free repair kit.

How do I contact Graco: Graco's phone number is 1-800-345-4109. Call between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.gracobaby.com.

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