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Consumer Alert: Popular baby chair recalled

Bumbo chair are widely popular among parents.{} They use it to sit their infant up.{}

There's now a warning and recall parents need to know about.

Bumbo chairs could pose as a danger for your child.{} There are reports of children wiggling out and getting hurt, even when the seat is on the floor.{}

Since 2007, at least 50 incidents have been reported in the United States in which babies fell while the moulded-foam seat was on a raised surface. Nineteen of the incidents included skull fractures, the company and the CPSC said.{} Another 34 reports have been received of infants hurt while the one-piece seat was on a floor or an unknown elevation. Two babies suffered fractured skulls.{} Five incidents have been reported in Canada, with three minor injuries

Bumbo International Trust has issued a voluntary recall in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission.{} The recall involves about 4 million Bumbo seats in the United States and about 340,000 in Canada.

The seats were made in South Africa and sold at Babies R Us, Sears, Target Corp, Toys R Us, USA Babies, Walmart and other stores and online sellers.

If you have a Bumbo chair, go to Bumbo's website and order a free repair kit.{} You'll get a seat belt, instructions, and a warning sticker.

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