5. January 2012 13:46
A recall was issued today for the ANTILOP High Chair sold at IKEA stores. This high chair, sold between August 2006 and January 2010, has been found to have a faulty seat buckle restraint which can open while in use posing a fall hazard. There has been eight incidents of seat buckle failure with several resulting in minor injuries.
The ANTILOP High Chair is a plastic molded high chair with detachable metallic legs available in either white, blue, or red. This high chair was produced during the time period of July 2006 and November 2009. The supplier number involved with this recall is #17389.
There are approximately 133,000 high chairs affected by this recall that were sold in the United States and another 36,000 sold in Canada. It is important to note that concerned consumers should check their high chair for specific information to identify if their high chair is part of this recall. In order to do so, consumers should identify that the product date is within the time period specified and the supplier is #17389. This information is found on a label underneath the seat.
In addition, consumers should look for specific model numbers involved depending on their high chair color. Affected red high chairs have a model number #501.467.93. Affected blue high chairs have a model number #701.467.92. Affected white high chairs have a model number #300.697.24.
Consumers should contact IKEA for a replacement seat buckle at (866) 966-4532 or www.ikea-usa.com.
IKEA Recalls to Repair High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard