Outdoor Solutions Hammock and Sunshade Recalled by H-E-B Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Outdoor Solutions Hammock with Sunshade
Hazard: The seam in the lounge of the hammock can open and rip, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the hammock, disassemble it and contact H-E-B 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 http://www.heb.com and go to "About Us" and click on "Our Company" and then "Recalls" for more information.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Outdoor-Solutions-Hammock-and-Sunshade
Units: About 700
Description: The Outdoor Solutions Hammock and Sunshade is a stand-alone, light-brown canvas hammock that sits inside a steel and plastic frame. It has a detachable sunshade affixed to the hammock. The product was sold in a light brown canvas bag with handles. A tag affixed to the outside of the canvas bag includes the product name, model number 147184 and UPC number 4122088609.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm received two reports of seams tearing. Bruising and discomfort were reported in one incident.
Sold at: Exclusively at Texas H-E-B stores between February 2013 and June 2013 for about $76.
Manufacturer/Importer/Distributor: HEB Grocery Company LLC, of San Antonio, Texas
Manufactured in: China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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