Name of Product: Swivel Dining and Lounge Chairs
Hazard: The base of the chair can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact Brown Jordan Services for a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: Brown Jordan Services toll-free at 855-899-2127 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET on Monday through Friday or online at www.bjsoutdoor.com can click on "Customer Care" and then "Recall Information" for more information.
Units: About 265,000 (in addition about 16,000 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Hampton Bay Fall River swivel dining and lounge chairs. The chairs are made of steel with a round swivel base and arm rests. The chairs have a red or green cushion, or are prepared for a custom slipcover with white liner fabric covering the cushions. Chairs were sold in either sets of two or as part of patio sets, which included accompanying patio tables.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 410 reports of the swivel chairs breaking, including 16 reports of injuries, primarily bruises and abrasions resulting from falls.
Sold exclusively at: Home Depot nationwide and online at homedepot.com from October 2012 through January 2015 for about $200 for a set of two chairs to $550 for a 7-piece patio set.
Distributor: Brown Jordan Services, of St. Augustine, Fla.
Importer: The Home Depot, of Atlanta, Ga.
Manufacturer: JiangSu Sunnyland Furniture Manufacturing Co. Ltd., of China
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59598r-eng.php
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