Argos is urgently recalling a high chair due to risk of injury for babies

By Ethan Shone
Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 4:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 4:46 pm
Argos is urgently recalling a high chair due to risk of injury for babies (Photo: Argos)

An urgent recall notice has been put out for a model of high chair with a faulty back which could result in your baby falling out.

Several models from the Argos Cuggl high chair range are being recalled, with buyers urged to return them to any Argos store for a full refund of £39.99.

Argos has confirmed that customers will not need to show a receipt in order to have the product refunded.

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Which high chairs are being recalled?

The models affected are:

  • Cuggl Little Sheep Deluxe Highchair - Catalogue number 819/5584
  • Cuggl Plum Deluxe HIghchair - Catalogue number 759/3187
  • Cuggl Pumpkin Deluxe Highchair - Catalogue number 707/8956

The products have been removed from the Argos website.

Argos said, “The safety of our customers is our highest priority, please be assured that no other highchair is affected by this issue.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this issue. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us on our helpline.”

You can reach the Argos helpline at UK freephone - 08000 113 462

Why are they being recalled?

The products are being recalled after testing carried out by the manufacturer found that the back of the high chair is prone to failure, which can result in a child falling out of it. It is not clear whether this testing was routine, or came as a result of complaints or issues.

Customers who have purchased the high chair online should receive an email to make them aware of the recall.

The public are also being advised to avoid buying these models of high chair second-hand and online.