Chicco Polly High Chair Recalled for Laceration Hazard

Chicco Polly High Chair Recalled for Laceration HazardA large recall of Chicco Polly High Chairs has been implemented for laceration hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC) just announced.

About 455,000 Chicco Polly High Chair have been recalled in the United States; another 30,690 have been recalled in Canada.
The defective Chicco Polly High Chairs were manufactured in China; imported by Artsana USA Inc., of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and sold at retail stores, including Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Buy Buy Baby, Shopko, and Toys R Us, as well as online outlets, including,,,, and The recalled high chairs were sold from January 2005 through July 2012 for between $100 and $150.
Children can fall on or against the pegs on the rear legs of the high chair, resulting in a bruising or laceration injury. To date, 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.
This recall involves a range of Chicco Polly High Chairs constructed with pegs on the back legs that are intended for tray storage. The high chairs have a folding metal frame for storage and a reclining seat and can be identified by the model number and date code printed on a label on the underside of the seat, close to the footrest. The date code is in the format DDMMYYYY or YYYY-MM-DD. High chairs included in this recall were manufactured prior to October 13, 2010 and have one of the following model numbers on the label:

•    00063803430070    05063803260070
•    00063803480070    05063803270070
•    00063803490070    05063803570070
•    00063803580070    05063803660070
•    04063765000070    05063803970070
•    04063765540070    06063765650070
•    04063765760070    06063765970070
•    04063803630070    06063803650070
•    04063803860070    06063803770070
•    04063803900070    06063803820070
•    05063765020070    06063803960070
•    05063803020070    06063803970070
•    05063803220070    07063803780070

The firm advises consumers to contact Chicco for a free peg cover kit, which will be mailed to them. To help prevent injuries before repair, consumers should store the tray on the pegs when the high chair is not in use. Chicco can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.807.8817, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s web site at

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