Fisher-Price recalls thousands of 3-1 high chairs because of brain injury hazard.
Dallas, TX (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–The U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) www.cpsc.gov announced a voluntary recall of 3-1 high chairs by Fischer-Price on Tuesday. The high chair manufacturer located in East Aurora, New York received a report that one of the chair’s seat backs detached. The defective product caused the child to fall and fracture his skull.
Officials at the CPSC and executives at Fisher-Price say the recall involves the 3-in-1 High Chair to Booster, which converts from a high chair to a toddler seat. The product number is (P5369) and is printed on the side of the seat, a label on the seat pad, and on the product’s packaging. This chair was manufactured in Mexico and sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from December 2008 through March 2009 for about $100.
Consumers are urged to stop using the recalled product immediately and contact Fisher-Price for instructions and a free repair kit. Parents and users of the faulty high chair can contact Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437 or the chair makers website at www.service.mattel.com.
AmericanInjuryNews.com by Dallas Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Amy K. Witherite
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