Chicco Polly High Chairs recalled
July 12, 2012 (WLS) -- The Chicco Polly High Chairs have pegs on the back legs of the high chairs that can cause cuts or bruising.
There have been 21 reports of children being injured by the pegs.
The high chairs were sold through various stores and online.
Contact the company for a free cover kit.
DETAILS: Chicco Polly High Chairs imported by Artsana USA Inc. of Lancaster, Pa.; sold at retail stores including Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Buy Buy Baby, Shopko and Toys R Us, and online including Albeebaby.com, Amazon.com, Babyage.com, Babysupermart.com, Diapers.com and Target.com from January 2005 through July 2012. The high chairs have pegs on the back legs intended for tray storage. The high chairs have a folding metal frame for storage and a reclining seat. The model number and date code are printed on a label on the underside of the seat, close to the footrest. They were manufactured in China.
WHY: Children can fall on or against the pegs on the rear legs of the high chair, resulting in a bruising or laceration injury.
INCIDENTS: 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.
HOW MANY: About 455,000 in the United States and 30,690 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Contact Chicco at 800-807-8817 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm's website at www.chiccousa.com/pollykit.
The Associated Press contributed to this report
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