Convertible High Chair

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For Immediate Release
June 5, 2012
Release #12-192
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 233-5921
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Evenflo Recalls Convertible High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Convertible high chairs
Units: About 35,000 in the United States
Distributor: Evenflo Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio
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.
MODEL NAME MODEL NUMBER
Dottie Lime 29111259
Dottie Rose 29111271
Marianna 29111234

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.
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 the Evenflo at (800) 233-5921 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at safety.evenflo.com.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.

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Health Canada Consumer Product Recalls


Date: June 29, 2012

Product Name: Convertible High Chairs by Evenflo Company, Inc.

Full Product Description: This recall involves high chairs that convert from the high chair to a 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.
MODEL NAME MODEL NUMBER UPC
Dottie Lime 29111259 032884174041
Marianna 29111234 032884174218

Hazard Identified: 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.

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.

Health Canada has not received reports of incidents related to the use of these high chairs by Canadians.

For more information on High Chair Safety, visit Health Canada's Fact Sheet.

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

For additional information, please contact Evenflo at 1-800-265-0749 between 8 AM through 5 PM ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website.

Number Sold: Approximately 727 of the recalled Convertible High Chairs were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold: The recalled products were sold from December 2011 to June 2012. Manufactured in China.

Companies: Manufacturer: Evenflo Company Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio