Recall: Columbus Folding Camping Chairs
On 2012-11-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Columbus Folding Camping Chairs due to a potential infectious mold hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2012 for about $15.
About 200 units are involved in this Rec-Out chair recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Other Outdoor Items category in 2012.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 885-9129
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What is the problem?
Chairs were found to contain a variety of molds that could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Basin model Columbus folding camping chairs, identified with style # CC3009-N on a label attached to the side of the seat. They are blue, foam-padded, polyester chairs with a cushioned seat and back. The chairs have adjustable side straps and two additional straps used as handles to carry the chair when folded. "Columbus" appears on the outer side of the back of the seat, above a mesh pocket.
These items were sold new+ at Big 5 Sporting Goods stores from April 2012 through October 2012 for about $15.
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 chairs and return them to any Big 5 Sporting Goods location for a full refund.
Rec-Out; toll-free at (888)885-9129, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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