480,000 Chicco Polly High Chairs Recalled

BOSTON (CBS) РChicco Polly High Chairs is recalling 480,690 chairs sold from January 2005 through July 2012, the company announced Monday.

The high chairs, which were manufactured in China, have pegs on the back legs intended for tray storage. They also have a folding metal frame for storage and a reclining seat.

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

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.

The products are sold at 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.

The model number and date code are printed on a label on the underside of the seat, close to the footrest.

For more information, contact Chicco at 800-807-8817 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, or visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.


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