WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
Name of Product: High chairs
Hazard: The arm bar can bend or detach during use, posing a fall hazard to children.
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled high chairs and contact the firm to receive a free new arm bar and instructions on how to replace it.
Consumer Contact: Nuna Baby Essentials toll-free at 855-686-2872 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.nuna.eu/usa/ and click on "Product Recall" under the "Support" section on the sidebar of the homepage for more information.
Units: About 5,600 in the U.S. (in addition, 350 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall includes ZAAZTM high chairs in eight models: HC-07-004 (pewter), HC-07-005 (carbon), HC-07-006 (plum), HC-07-009 (almond), HC-08-004 (pewter), HC-08-005 (carbon), HC-08-006 (plum) and HC-08-009 (almond). ZAAZ and the model number are printed under the high chair seat on a white sticker. These high chairs look like a regular kitchen table chair and have removable trays, arm bars footrests, seat pads and harnesses so that they can convert into toddler chairs. "Nuna" is printed above the footrest of the unit.
Incidents/Injuries: Nuna has received 50 reports of the arm bar detaching, including six reports of children falling from the high chair. Four incidents resulted in injuries, including bruising and a cut on the forehead.
Sold at: Albee Baby, Giggle, Magic Bean, Nordstrom and other specialty stores nationwide and online at www.nuna.eu and www.wayfair.com and other online retailers from February 2013 through November 2015 for about between $250 and $300.
Importer: Nuna Baby Essentials Inc., of Morgantown, Pa.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57008r-eng.php
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