|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2010
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 577-4098
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Hammary Furniture Recalls Chests and Tables Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
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 products. 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: Decorative Wood Chests and Tables
Units: About 7,000
Importer: Hammary Furniture Co., of Lenoir, N.C.
Hazard: The surface coating paint on the furniture could contain excessive levels of lead in violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall includes several styles of decorative wooden chests and tables. The model number, style and average price is listed below:
|Model Number||Style||Retail Price
|Vincent Rattan Entertainment Center
World Map Drum Table
Oval Game Cocktail Table
Roulette Accent Table
Old Western Rifle Accent Table
Box on Stand
Round Accent Table
Nest of Tables
Octagonal Drum Table Brown
Octagonal Drum Table
Black Bedside Chest
Furniture manufactured since April 2009 will have a label that specifies the date of manufacture, the item number, the country of origin, a product description and the name “Hammary Furniture.” This label is located on the unfinished back of the item or, if the back is finished, on the underside. Products manufactured earlier than April 2009 will not have any identifiable markings on them. Visit the firm’s Web site www.regcen.com/hammaryrecall for photos of all furniture items included in this recall.
Sold at: Major department stores and furniture retail stores from November 2001 through November 2009 for between $200 and $900.
Manufactured in: Philippines, China and Vietnam
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled furniture, keep young children away from it and contact Hammary to receive a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Hammary toll-free at (888) 577-4098 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.regcen.com/hammaryrecall
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