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2014

Walmart Recalls Card Table and Chair Sets Due to Finger Amputation and Fall Hazards

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 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.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Mainstays five-piece card table and chair sets

Hazard: The chairs can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard and a risk of finger injury, including finger amputation.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Walmart at (800) 925-6278 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Saturday, and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Sunday, or online at www.walmart.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Walmart-Recalls-Card-Table-and-Chair-Sets/

Recall Details

Units: About 73,400

Description: This recall involves the Mainstays card table sets with a black padded metal folding table and four black padded metal folding chairs. "Made by: Dongguan Shin Din Metal & Plastic Products Co," the company that made the chair cushions, is printed on a white label on the bottom of the chairs.

Incidents/Injuries: Walmart has received 10 reports of injuries from collapsing chairs. Injury reports include one finger amputation, three fingertip amputations, sprained or fractured fingers and one report of a sore back.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled card table and chair sets and return the entire set to Walmart for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from May 2013 through November 2013 for about $50.

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Manufacturer: Heshan Camis Industrial Co. Ltd., of Guangdong, China

Manufactured in: China and Taiwan

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.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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