WASHINGTON, D.C.(7/20/12) – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
An estimated 15,400 Folding Beach Chairs manufactured by Downeast Concepts Inc., dba Backyard and Beyond, of Yarmouth, Maine has been recalled due to possible laceration injuries. According to CPSC officials, the recalled children's beach chairs have exposed, sharp metal rivets, posing a laceration hazard.
The firm is aware of one injury to a 21-month-old girl who fell on the chair's metal rivets and cut her forehead, resulting in stitches.
The recalled children's folding beach chairs have white aluminum tube frames and pink, yellow, blue or purple fabric seats and chair backs with fish, palm trees or mermaid decorations. The chairs measure 13 inches wide by 18 inches high by 20 inches deep.
This product is manufactured in China and sold at Home Goods and other stores nationwide from June 2011 through June 2012 for between $13 and $25.
Consumers should stop using the recalled beach chairs immediately and return them to Downeast Concepts for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Downeast Concepts at (800) 343-2424 between 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.downeastconcepts.com.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
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