Sears Canada Advised of a Potential Safety Hazard Relating to Graco
Harmony(TM) High Chairs

TORONTO, March 18 /CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. has been advised by Elfe Juvenile Products of a potential safety hazard relating to Graco Harmony(TM) High Chairs. It has been discovered that the screws holding the front legs of the high chair may loosen and fall out and /or the plastic bracket on the rear legs may crack causing the high chair to become unstable and tip over posing a fall hazard for children.

Some of the affected high chairs were sold at Sears Canada retail stores, online at www.sears.ca and through the Sears Canada catalogue between December 2003 and March 2010. The Sears regular selling price was $79.99 - $179.99. The affected model numbers and corresponding Sears item numbers are as follows:

    
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    MFG Model
    No.          Sears No.      High Chair
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    3920GEI      68295          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - GEORGIE
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    3920HMP      68303          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - HAMPTON
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    3935THR      68000          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - THERESA
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    3940CLE      68051          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - CLARION
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    3940HML      68832          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - HAMILTON
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    3940SLT      68835          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - SLATE
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    3940UNN      68833          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - UNION
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    3951CLT      68319          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - CLAYTON
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    3955WSR      68125          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - WINDSOR
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    3960CJG      68104          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - COLBY
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    3960CNP      68337          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - CENTRAL PARK
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    3960GGG      68835          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - G COLLECTION
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    3E00ABB      68121          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - ABBINGTON
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    3E00GPK      68110          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR - GRANT PARK
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    3E01BDS      68124          HARMONY HIGH CHAIR BROADSTREET
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The manufacture model number can be found on the label that is located on the underside of the foot rest. The corresponding Sears item number can be found on customers' sales receipts

Health Canada and Elfe Juvenile Products have received 3 reports of incidents or injuries relating to the use of this product.

In the interest of consumer safety, Sears Canada urges customers to carefully examine the front and rear legs for any signs of damage or missing screws. If there is reason for concern, customers should immediately stop using the highchair.

Sears customers should not return their highchairs but should contact Elfe Juvenile Products at (1-800-667-8184) to receive a free repair kit. Alternatively customers can visit the company's website at www.elfe.net.

Sears Canada will be posting signs in all of its retail stores to advise customers of this safety hazard. Sears Canada is bringing this matter to your attention in the interest of consumer safety and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network of 196 corporate stores, 195 dealer stores, 38 home improvement showrooms, over 1,800 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 108 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca.

SOURCE Sears Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Michelle Lennard, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-4428, mlennar@sears.ca


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