On 2016-10-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Chairs due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2016 for about $60.
About 600 units are involved in this Parkway Manufacturing and Trading Company, of San Antonio, Texas chairs recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 9th recall of products in the Chairs, Stools & Benches category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Weld defects can cause the armrest to detach from base, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Brazos Embossed star chairs that are brown metal with welded construction and an embossed star design on the back of the chair. The white hangtag on this item has the following product identification: UPC number 8502430906 and item code number 194781. The chair measures 24 inches wide and 33.5 inches in height.
These items were sold new+ at H-E-B stores in Texas from February 2016 through September 2016 for about $60.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chair and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
H-E-B at 800-432-3113 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.heb.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
H-E-B has received one report of the armrest detaching from the base. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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