Recall: Swivel rocking lounge chairs
On 2016-10-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Swivel rocking lounge chairs due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2015 for about $1100 to $2400.
About 800 units are involved in this Summer Classics Inc., of Pelham, Ala. lounge chairs recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 8th recall of products in the Outdoor Furniture category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The seat bucket of the lounge chairs can break away from the base while a user is in the chair, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Summer Classics swivel rocking lounge chairs in the Aire, Belize, Bentley, Charleston, and Skye styles in multiple colors and finishes. The chairs are made for outdoor use and are designed to swivel 360 degrees and rock back and forth. All the chair styles, except the Bentley style, come with detachable cushions. An "SC" brass logo is affixed to the back of the chairs.
These items were sold new+ at Summer Classics stores and other stores nationwide from September 2015 through October 2016 for between $1,100 and $2,400.
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 lounge chairs and contact Summer Classics for a full refund. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Summer Classics toll-free at 888-868-4267 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.summerclassics.com for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received six reports of the lounge chairs breaking. 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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