Friday, 17 July 2009
The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the following news release this morning:
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.
Name of Product: Leather Butterfly Chairs
Units: About 500
Importer: Hobby Lobby Stores, of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Hazard: The chair legs can detach unexpectedly causing the chair to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Hobby Lobby Stores has received nine reports of the chairs collapsing, resulting in minor injuries including contusions.
Description: This recall involves brown leather butterfly chairs with copper tubing legs. The leather seat has stitching similar to baseball stitching. Item# MI-1007 and PO#9073513 are printed on the front of the hang tag.
Sold at: Hobby Lobby Stores nationwide from February 2009 through April 2009 for about $200.
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby for a full refund or exchange card.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Hobby Lobby Stores at (800) 326-7931 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., or visit the firm’s Web site at www.hobbylobby.com
View photo of the product here.
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 it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx
Last Updated ( Friday, 17 July 2009 )