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Around 4 million Bumbo baby seats are being recalled in the U.S., following around 50 reported incidents where babies have fallen from the seat when it was used on a raised surface. Additional fall incidents have been reported from various heights. Bumbo seats have been sold since 2003 for between $30 and $50 both online and in various stores, including Sears, Target, Toys R Us (including Babies R Us), USA Babies, Walmart. If you have a Bumbo, then you need to order a free repair kit – and you are advised to stop using the seat...

Chicco Polly Double Phase High Chairs and Chicco Polly Magic High Chairs with removable trays are being recalled. This is because children may fall against the support pegs for the tray, which are on the rear legs of the high chair. This could result in bruising or laceration. These highchairs were sold across Australia by a variety of retailers. If you have one, you will need a peg cover kit in order to make the highchair safe. You can obtain the free kit by contacting Chicco via email at info@chicco.com.au. Until you receive the kit...

Kolcraft is recalling its Contours Options LT Tandem Strollers because the front wheel assembly may break, which obviously poses a fall hazard. Also, the nuts that holding the basket support screws may detach in strollers manufactured in January and February 2012. These can pose a choking hazard to young children. All Contours Options LT tandem strollers with model number ZT012 are included in this recall. You can find both the model number and date of manufacture on a label on the rear leg of the stroller. “Options LT” is...

Certain Peg Perego strollers are being recalled because they pose a risk of entrapment and strangulation which – according to the CPSC – led to the death of a child several years ago. If a baby is sitting in the stroller without a harness, then it’s possible for him to slide down and pass through the opening between the tray and the seat – but it’s also possible for his head to become entrapped by the tray, leading to strangulation. This issue was addressed by a 2008 voluntary industry standard, requiring...

Chicco Polly High Chairs are being recalled because the pegs on the back of the legs – intended for storage of the tray – could cause lacerations or bruises if a child falls against them when the tray is not stored. Over 20 such incidents have already been reported. Consumers in the US A range of Chicco Polly high chairs are involved in this recall. You can tell whether or not yours is included by checking the model number and date code, which you’ll find printed on a label underneath the seat, near the footrest. The...