Posts Tagged ‘falling’

Dorel car seats/carriers recalled

Monday, December 21st, 2009

dorel-carrierOver 400,000 Dorel car seats/carriers have been recalled because the child-restraint handle can loosen and come off. As a result, the infant may fall.

A repair kit is available. The handle of the seat/carrier should not be used until it has been repaired.

The car seats/carriers have been sold by Costco, Eddie Bauer, Disney and others.

For more about the recall, see the news release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. To learn more about safety and car seats, read the March of Dimes article.

Evenflo recalls Majestic high chairs; falling and choking hazards

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Evenflo has recalled Majestic high chairs made before January 2007. They may lead to falls or choking. If you own one of these chairs, stop using it immediately.

Plastic caps and metal screws on both sides of the high chair can loosen and fall out. A child may put the caps or screws in her mouth and choke.

If the caps and screws come loose, the seatback of the high chair may fall back or detach. Children may fall out or hit other objects. They could break bones or have serious cuts, scrapes and bruises.

For more information, visit the Web site of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.