Recall: Leisure Ways Brands Kids Outdoor Furniture
On 2013-07-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Leisure Ways Brands Kids Outdoor Furniture due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2013 for about $10 to $50.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Far East folding 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 Seating, Chairs & Tables category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 8 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 753-9040
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What is the problem?
The red surface paint on the furniture contains excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves red ladybug-themed kids' metal-framed outdoor furniture sold under the Leisure Ways brand. The recalled items have large ladybug images on the fabric and include a camp chair, folding chair, moon chair, double-seat swing chair and patio set that includes two chairs, a table and an umbrella. A tracking label sewn into the seat of each chair includes the production date "December/2012" and the words, "Distributed by: Far East Brokers and Consultants, Inc."
These items were sold new+ at Weis Markets, wholesale distributors, grocery and drug stores nationwide from January 2013 to May 2013 for between $10 and $50, depending on the item.
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 take the recalled outdoor furniture away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc. toll-free at (888) 753-9040 anytime or online at www.fareastbrokers.com and click on "Safety Recall" at the left 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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