REI Recalls Outdoor Rocker Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

17 Nov, 2015, 11:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/REI-Recalls-Outdoor-Rocker-Chairs

Recall Summary

Name of Product: evrgrn Campfire Rocker Chairs

Hazard: The chair can tip backwards while rocking, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Remedy: Replace, Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact REI for a free replacement or a full refund.

Consumer Contact: REI at 800-426-4840 from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. PT daily or online at www.REI.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 30,500

Description: This recall involves REI evrgrn Campfire Rocker chairs. The collapsible rocking chairs were sold in blue, gray, green, and orange fabric supported by four metal tubes and wooden rockers at the base and are intended for outdoor use. A small black tab is attached to the edge of the fabric seat containing the word "evrgrn". The chair comes in a portable bag whose color matches that of the fabric seat.

Incidents/Injuries: REI has received four reports of children who have tipped over in the rocker chairs while in the store. No injuries have been reported.

Sold exclusively at: REI stores nationwide and online at www.REI.com from April 2015 through August 2015 for about $100.

Importer/Distributor: Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), of Kent, Wash.

Manufactured in: China

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