Basketball-Shaped Chair and Ottoman Sets Recalled by Colleen Karis Designs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold at HomeGoods Stores

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2010
Release #10-245
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 278-7938
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Basketball-Shaped Chair and Ottoman Sets Recalled by Colleen Karis Designs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold at HomeGoods Stores

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: All-Star Basketball Chair and Ottoman Sets

Units: About 380

Importer: Colleen Karis Designs LLC, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paints on the lettering on both sides of the basketball chair could contain excessive levels of lead which is a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The vinyl chair is round in shape to resemble a basketball, orange/brown in color and measures about 20 inches in diameter. "All-Star" is printed on both sides in black. "Colleen Karis Designs" is printed on a tag on the bottom of the chair. The ottoman is orange/brown in color and has a black stripe.

Sold at: HomeGoods stores nationwide from February 2009 through April 2010 for about $50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the chair and ottoman away from children and return the chair and ottoman set to Colleen Karis Designs for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Colleen Karis Designs toll-free at (866) 278-7938 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's web site at www.colleenkarisdesigns.com

Picture of Recalled Chair and Ottoman Set