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Recalls this week: highchairs and multicookers

Graco is providing free repair kits to owners of high chair that can fall over and injure children. Plus, a voluntary recall for Gem 8-in-1 Instant Pot multicookers due to fire hazard risk. (MGN Online)

A line of highchairs is being recalled because the rear legs can pivot out of position, making the chair unstable and posing a fall hazard to a child. Other recalled consumer products include multicookers because of a possible fire hazard.

HIGHCHAIRS

DETAILS: This recall involves Graco Table2Table 6-in-1 highchairs with model number 1969721. The 6-in-1 highchairs convert to six different modes, including a traditional highchair, a booster seat and toddler chair and table. The highchair's cushion is white with gold and gray polka dots. The model number is printed on a label on the underside of the toddler seat and on a label on the back of the booster seat. Graco and Table2Table highchair are also printed on the label on the underside of the toddler seat. They were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from October 2016 through December 2017 for about $100.

WHY: The highchair's rear legs can pivot out of position making the chair unstable and posing a fall hazard to a child in the highchair.

INCIDENTS: Graco has received 38 reports of the rear leg pivoting out of position, including five injuries to children who got bumps and bruises when their highchair fell over when they were in it.

HOW MANY: About 36,000 in the U.S.

FOR MORE: Contact Graco at 800-345-4109, or online at www.gracobaby.com and click on "Support," then "Product Recalls" for more information.


MULTICOOKERS

DETAILS: This recall involves Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicookers, a multifunctional, programmable cooking appliance, which includes the functions of roasting, baking, stewing, slow cooking, rice cooking, searing, steaming and food warming. Instant Pot is printed on the front of the multicookers. Gem 65 8-in-1 and a batchcode of 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 or 1746 are printed on the rating label on the underside of the product. They were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from August 2017 through January 2018 for about $80.

WHY: A manufacturer defect can cause the multicooker to overheat and melt on the underside, posing a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: Double Insight has received 107 reports of overheating, five resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 104,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Double Insight toll-free at 888-891-1473, or online at www.instantpot.com and click on "Product Recall" or visit www.gemmulticooker.com for more information.

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