Rec-Out Recalls Columbus Camping Chairs Due to Presence of Mold; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Folding Camping Chairs
Hazard: Chairs were found to contain a variety of molds that could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.
Consumer Contact: Rec-Out; toll-free at (888) 885-9129, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at email@example.com.
Units: About 227
Description: This recall involves Basin model Columbus™ folding camping chairs, identified with style # CC3009-N on a label attached to the side of the seat. They are blue, foam-padded, polyester chairs with a cushioned seat and back. The chairs have adjustable side straps and two additional straps used as handles to carry the chair when folded. "Columbus" appears on the outer side of the back of the seat, above a mesh pocket.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any Big 5 Sporting Goods location for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at: Big 5 Sporting Goods stores from April 2012 through October 2012 for about $15.
Importer: Rec-Out LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.
Manufacturer: Beststar Tourist Products Co., Ltd., of China.
Manufactured in: China
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13034.html
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 584-3648
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission