Recall: Folding Deck Chair
On 2012-06-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Folding Deck Chair due to a potential collapse hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2012 for about $70.
About 1,000 units are involved in this West Marine deck chair recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Outdoor Furniture category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 262-8464
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What is the problem?
The chair cannot support the stated weight capacity. This poses a collapse hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled item is a West Marine Deluxe Deck Chair. It is a folding deck chair with metal legs and light-colored wood armrests. It has plastic feet on the corners of each leg. The seat and back are covered with blue and gray nylon fabric. The back can be adjusted to various angles. Model/SKU number 13110341 is printed on a coated paper tag attached to the chair frame.
These items were sold new+ at West Marine stores nationwide, online at westmarine.com and in the West Marine catalog from February 2012 to May 2012 for about $70.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the deck chairs and call West Marine for a full refund or store credit. Consumers may also return the chairs to any West Marine store to receive the refund or store credit.
For additional information, please contact West Marine toll-free at (800)262-8464 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.westmarine.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
West Marine is aware of six incidents of the chair collapsing. No injuries were 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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