IKEA Recalls ANTILOP High Chairs To Repair Due To Fall Hazard

Around 169,000 of IKEA’s ANTILOP High Chairs have been recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, due to a fall hazard. The high chair’s restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the child and so far IKEA has received eight reports worldwide of restraint buckles opening including three reports of children who received minor injuries after falling from the high chair.

This recall involves 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

The chairs were sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from August 2006 through January 2010 for about $20. It is recommended that 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.