WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/H-E-B-Recalls-Star-Chairs-Due-to-Fall-Hazard
Name of Product: Brazos Embossed Star Chairs
Hazard: Weld defects can cause the armrest to detach from base, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chair and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: H-E-B at 800-432-3113 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.heb.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.
Units: About 600
Description: This recall involves Brazos Embossed star chairs that are brown metal with welded construction and an embossed star design on the back of the chair. The white hangtag on this item has the following product identification: UPC number 8502430906 and item code number 194781. The chair measures 24 inches wide and 33.5 inches in height.
Incidents/Injuries: H-E-B has received one report of the armrest detaching from the base. No injuries have been reported.
Sold Exclusively at: H-E-B stores in Texas from February 2016 through September 2016 for about $60.
Importer/Distributor: Parkway Manufacturing and Trading Company, of San Antonio, Texas
Manufactured in: China
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission