Nantucket Distributing Recalls Outdoor Patio Set Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Resin Wicker Outdoor Patio Set Chairs

Hazard: The rear legs of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.   

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 anytime or online at www.christmastreeshops.com and go to the "Product Recalls" link at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Nantucket-Distributing-Recalls-Outdoor-Patio-Set-Chairs

Recall Details

Units: About 4,000

Description: The recall includes Nantucket Distributing resin wicker outdoor patio set chairs.  The set includes two brown powder coated outdoor metal resin wicker chairs and a round table with aluminum top with brown resin wicker trim. The chairs measures about 23 inches wide by 23 inches deep by 32 inches high. The table measures about 24.75 inches in diameter. The chairs were sold with a hang tag with item number RT043SET.   

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received two reports of the rear chair legs breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled chairs and return the set or chairs to any Christmas Tree Shops, andThat!, or Christmas Tree Shops andThat! to receive a full refund for the set or $17.50 for each chair.

Sold at: Christmas Tree Shops, andThat!, and Christmas Tree Shops andThat! stores nationwide during March 2014 for about $60 for the entire set.

Importer:  Nantucket Distributing Co. LLC, Middleboro, Mass.

Manufacturer: Juancheng Xian Ruiteng Outdoor Furniture Co Ltd., Heze City, Shandong, China

Manufactured in: China

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