High chairs recalled due to fall, choking hazards

December 18, 2008 4:42:46 AM PST
An Ohio company is recalling its baby high chairs after dozens of reported injuries such as broken bones and head bruises. The recall involves 95,000 Majestic High Chairs made by Evenflo Co. Inc. The company says they pose a hazard for small children when parts come loose and the seat backs fall off. The company, which is based in Miamisburg, Ohio, received more than 1,000 reports of parts falling out.

The high chairs are made in China and were sold nationwide at juvenile product and mass merchandise stores, including Toys "R" Us, Babies "R" Us, Burlington Coat Factory and Shopko, and online at walmart.com from January 2006 through May 2007.

For more information beginning Thursday, consumers can call Evenflo at 800-233-5921 or visit http://www.majestichighchair.com. The following recalls have been announced:

-- About 95,000 Majestic High Chairs made by Evenflo Co. Inc, of Miamisburg, Ohio, because the company says they pose a hazard for children when parts come loose and the seat backs fall off. There have been dozens of reported injuries such as broken bones and head bruises. The company received more than 1,000 reports of parts falling out. The high chairs, made in China, were sold nationwide at juvenile product and mass merchandise stores, including Toys "R" Us, Babies "R" Us, Burlington Coat Factory and Shopko, and online at walmart.com from January 2006 through May 2007. For more information beginning Thursday, consumers can call Evenflo at 800-233-5921 or visit http://www.majestichighchair.com.

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