CPSC Recall: Far East Brokers Chairs and Swings
On 2016-06-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc recall regarding Far East Brokers Chairs and Swings due to a potential Poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2016 for about $10 to $50.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Far East chairs and swings recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Seating, Chairs & Tables category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 8 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The screen-printing on the fabric of the chairs and swings contains excessive levels of lead, which is a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Leisure Ways pink butterfly themed children's camp chairs, moon chairs, and swings. The chair and swings have a metal frame with large red butterfly images and other colorful images on the pink polyester fabric. Distributed by: Far East Brokers and Consultants, Inc. and Tracking November/2015 are printed on the tracking label sewn into the seat of each chair.
These items were sold new+ at Weis Markets, wholesale distributors, grocery and drug stores nationwide from January 2016 through April 2016 for between $10 and $50.
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 swings, take them away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Far East Brokers toll-free at 888-753-9040 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fareastbrokers.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the right of the page for more information.
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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