IKEA North America Services LLC recently announced a recall of ANTILOP High Chairs. The company initiated the recall after receiving eight reports worldwide of restraint buckles that opened unexpectedly, including three reports of children who received minor injuries after falling from the high chair.
The high chair’s restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the child.
The high chairs were sold from August 2006 through January 2010. The ANTILOP high chairs sold in red, blue or white. The plastic high chair has detachable silver-colored metal legs. High chairs included in the recall have a manufacture date between 0607 and 0911 (YYMM format) from supplier number 17389. The production date and supplier number are molded into the underside of the seat. “ANTILOP,” “IKEA” and the model number are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the seat. Model numbers included in the recall are:
|ANTILOP high chair blue||Model # 701.467.92|
|ANTILOP high chair red||Model # 501.467.93|
|ANTILOP high chair white||Model # 300.697.24|
Approximately 169,000 high chairs were sold at IKEA stores in the United States and Canada from August 2006 through January 2010 for about $20.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the high chairs and contact IKEA to obtain a free replacement seat restraint. For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (866) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.ikea-usa.com.
If your child has been injured by high chair or other children’s furniture, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.