|June 21, 2012
Bluestem Brands and Tone World International Recall Recliner Chair Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standards
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Recliner Chair
Units: About 405
Importer: Bluestem Brands, Inc., of Eden Prairie, Minn.
Distributor: Tone World International Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The surface paint on the legs of the recliner contains excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled adult-sized recliner chairs have wooden legs. The chairs include a reclining function and foot rest extension. The fabric is jacquard in a paisley design. The phrases: "Manufactured By Xiamen Xinzhjheng Foam Products Co., LTD Xiang-Bei Industrial Area, Xiang' An District, Xiamen" and "Made in China" are printed on a label located on the underside of the recliner chair.
Sold at: Fingerhut catalogs, Fingerhut.com and Gettington.com from July 2011 through January 2012.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should contact Tone World International Inc. to receive free replacement legs along with instructions on removing the old legs and attaching the new ones.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Tone World International Inc. at email@example.com or call collect at (763) 513-9596 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.
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