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Graco recalls highchairs from Walmart after children hurt from falls

Graco recalls high chairs from Walmart after children hurt from falls (Photo: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

(KUTV) Graco highchairs sold at Walmart have been recalled after they were discovered to sometimes fall over when children are sitting in it.

Nearly 40,000 chairs are part of the recall after 38 reports of the rear legs pivoting, including five with injuries to children when the chair fall over while it was occupied.

The chairs in question are Graco Table2Table 6-in-1 highchairs, model number 1969721. The high chairs convert to a booster seat and toddler chair and table. It's cushion is white with gold and gray polka dots, with the model number printed on a label on the underside of the toddler seat.

The rear leg can pivot on the high chair, causing it to fall.

"We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience our consumers may have experienced, and we appreciate the loyalty of our consumers," Graco said on its page about the recall.

These high chairs sold exclusively at Walmart from October 2016 to December 2017 for approximately $99.

Graco encouraged consumers to immediately stop using the highchair until a replacement kit -- provided free by Graco -- can be substituted. Consumers can get the kits free by calling 800-345-4109 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or online at gracobaby.com.

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