WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Bungee-Chairs-Sold-Exclusively-at-Big-5-Sporting-Goods-Stores-Recalled/
Name of Product: Bungee chairs
Hazard: The chair rivets can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bungee chairs and return them to any Big 5 Sporting Goods store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Nanjing Kekang Outdoor Products toll-free at 866-283-4412 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.big5sportinggoods.com and click on "Product Recall" at the bottom of the homepage for more information.
Units: About 4,100
Description: This recall involves Captiva Designs bungee chairs with model number AC098 printed on the header cards of the product packages. The collapsible chair has a navy blue and teal nylon and bungee seat and black metal legs. The chair's bungee cords are laced through the seat frame.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of chair rivets breaking, including two reports of injuries from falls.
Sold exclusively at: Big 5 Sporting Goods stores nationwide from May 2016 through July 2016 for about $30.
Importer/Distributor: Big 5 Sporting Goods, of El Segundo, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission