Walmart Recalls Card Table and Chair Sets Due to Finger Amputation and Fall Hazards
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.
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.
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/
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.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission