There have been nine reports of children falling when the seat detached from the base, resulting in injuries such as bumps, bruises and scratches. There was one report of a child in Canada suffering a concussion.
The recalled chairs have the following model numbers printed on a label on the underside of the seat assembly: 3C00BPN, 3C00BPN TC, 3C00CHY, 3C00CHY TC, 3C00CPO or 3C00CPO TC. The chairs were sold at retail stores across the U.S. and online between September 2007 and December 2010.
Consumers with the high chairs should immediately stop using them and contact Graco for a free repair kit. For more information, phone Graco at 1-800-345-4109 or go to the company's website, the CPSC said.
Dengue Epidemic Declared in Puerto Rico
A dengue epidemic was declared Monday by Puerto Rico's health department.
At least six people have died, including two children younger than 10, according to Health Secretary Lorenzo Gonzalez. There have been 4,816 cases reported, including 21 cases of potentially fatal hemorrhagic dengue, the Associated Press reported.
There were 342 new cases reported in one week last month, twice the number of cases during the same period last year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
The dengue virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever, headaches and joint and muscle pain. In 2010, a dengue epidemic in Puerto Rico resulted in more than 12,000 suspected cases and claimed a record 31 lives, the AP reported.
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