Expanded Recall: Skip Hop expands recall on Tuo Convertible High Chairs

Starting date:
December 6, 2018
Posting date:
December 6, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard, Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68518

Expansion of January 9, 2018 Recall

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Skip Hop

Affected products

Tuo convertible High Chairs

Product description

This expanded recall involves Skip Hop's Tuo convertible high chairs in charcoal

gray or silver/white with clouds that were not included in the previous recall. The recall has been expanded to include additional date codes associated with the affected style numbers. The highchairs have a reversible seat pad, removable tray, 5-point harness, beechwood footrest and legs. The highchairs can convert into a toddler chair.

The highchairs with these style numbers and date codes are affected:
Style Number Date Codes
304200
(charcoal gray)
HH5/2017, HH6/2017, HH7/2017, HH8/2017, HH9/2017, HH092717, HH030518, HH05182018, HH05312018
304201
(silver/white with clouds)
HH092917, HH010518

 

Hazard identified

The front legs on the highchair can detach from the seat, posing a fall and injury hazard to children.

As of November 30 2018, the company has received 4 reports of detached legs in Canada, and no report of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 13 reports of detached legs, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 8,600 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 32,300 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 2017 to December 2018 in Canada and the United States at various retailers and online stores.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Skip Hop, Inc.
New York
UNITED STATES

Images (select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window)


What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled high chairs and contact Skip Hop for a full refund or an e-gift card of comparable value.

Consumers can contact Skip Hop toll-free at 888-282-4674 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at skiphop.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.