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High-risk high chairs withdrawn

In checks of children’s furniture almost half was substandard, with problems such as labeling, strength and warning signs.

Products sold by IKEA, JSWB and Red Star Macalline were on the substandard list, according to Shanghai Market Supervision and Management Bureau.

Furniture from four online sites and 22 malls and stores was tested, and 42.2 percent failed.

Huile high chairs sold on emitted more than double the allowed amount of formaldehyde. In numerous cases materials did not match labels. Some used inferior wood labelled as high-end wood. A Red Apple bedsteads sold at an outlet of Red Star Macalline failed in strength of push and pull components.

Five other items had sharp edges or did not have safety holes for ventilation. Some IKEA items either lacked applicable age labeling or warning signs.

The businesses are ordered to stop selling the substandard products immediately.


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