Big Lots Recalls Hanging Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

The hanging chairs can tip over when they face sideways and swing beyond the base.

Recall date: June 04, 2015
Recall number: 15-158
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Hanging chairs

Hazard:

The hanging chairs can tip over when they face sideways and swing beyond the base, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Big Lots toll-free at (866) 244-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.biglots.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 16,000

Description

This recall involves egg-shaped hanging chairs that are made from brown plastic wicker pattern mesh and have red seat cushions. They hang from a chain connected to a black metal pole and U-shaped base.

Incidents/Injuries

Big Lots has received eight reports of the hanging chairs falling in stores with consumers in them, including five reports of minor injuries.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hanging chairs and return the chair bases only to a Big Lots store for a full refund of the entire purchase price of the chair and base. Consumers can keep the chairs.

Sold exclusively at

Big Lots stores from December 2014 through January 2015 for about $300 including the base.

Importer(s)

Big Lots Stores Inc., of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured in

China

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