More than 85,000 high chairs sold online and at retailers across North America are being recalled after two dozen chair-related falls were reported, according to federal regulators.
TOMY International, a toy and childcare company, is voluntarily recalling about 83,000 Boon Flair and Flair Elite high chairs in the United States and 2,850 others that were sold in Canada, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday. .
The bolts used to attach the seat to the base can loosen and pose a tripping hazard, the commission said. The company said it had received 34 reports of the president’s separation from the base. Two dozen of those cases resulted in falls resulting in 11 injuries, such as bruises or scratches.
The company and federal regulators recommend that customers stop using the chairs and contact TOMY for a free repair kit, which can be ordered from the company’s website.
“We want to make sure your child has only the safest products we can offer and we will work to remedy this quickly, with your child’s safety and your trust in mind,” the company said. in a press release.
The chairs were sold online and in physical stores such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Target and Toys “R” Us.
Flair Elite models were sold from 2008 to 2009. Flair models were sold from January 2008 to February 2017.
Customers can check the model numbers on the chairs to determine if they were part of the recall.