Updated 8 Aug 2016

Chicco

360°

Snapshot: The Chicco 360° portable seat mounts to a table. Did it pass all our safety tests?

360°
Avg price

$209

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Good points

  • Passed all major safety tests.
  • Seat can be swivelled to 6 positions.
  • Comes with a carry bag.

But

  • Failed two minor safety tests.
  • Seat height isn’t adjustable.

How we test

There is no Australian and New Zealand standard for portable seats, so we base our testing on some relevant parts of the AS/NZS 2195:1999 standard for high chairs, with a few other tests specific to portable seats.

Major failures include risk of a fall due to insufficient side and rear barriers, choking hazards from easily removed small pieces, insecure attachment to a chair or table and a harness that allows a child to stand up. Minor failures include less serious examples of major failure conditions, plus limb/finger entrapment hazards.

We also check the stability of the portable seat. If it fits to a table or chair, we check how securely it attaches and that it doesn’t move too much when pushed forwards or sideways. And if it can be used as a floor-seat, we check it doesn’t tip over.

We won’t recommend a portable seat if it has a major safety failure.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$209
Major failures
0
Minor failures
2
Standards claimed
EN 1272:1998

Specifications

Dimensions H x W x D (cm)
47 x 39 x 73
Weight (kg)
3.9
Tabletop (mm)
19 to 90
Use from
6 months
Capacity
15kg

Features

Harness type
3-point
Crotch barrier
×
Seat heights
1
Tray
no
Foldable