My Family Rants

Recalls, Recalls, Recalls

Posted on: December 20, 2008

Every time I turn on the news there is a new recall, toys, food, HIGH CHAIRS, cribs!

Most recent in the news today:

1.  Evenflo Majestic High Chairs

Name of Product: Evenflo Majestic™ High Chairs

Units: About 95,000

Manufacturer: Evenflo Company Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio

Hazard: Plastic caps and metal screws on both sides of the high chair can loosen and fall out, posing both fall and choking hazards to children. Plastic caps and screws that become loose and fall out can cause the seatback to suddenly fall back or detach from the high chair. Children can fall out or collide with objects and suffer broken bones, abrasions, cuts and bruises. Detached plastic caps and metal screws also pose a choking hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: Evenflo has received 140 reports of seatbacks reclining, falling back and/or detaching unexpectedly, which resulted in at least 47 reports of bumps and bruises to the head, two reports of broken bones, and at least 45 reports of other injuries including abrasions, cuts, and bruises. Evenflo has received more than 1,000 reports of plastic caps and screws falling out of the high chairs, including seven incidents in which caps and screws were found in children’s hands or mouths but were removed before choking occurred.

Now I’m lucky, I actually opted for a “Rainforest Healthy Highchair”, which hasn’t been recalled…………yet!

So just for fun I went to Sears.ca and did a search, SEARS you are NAUGHTY NAUGHTY!!!

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