Children's Chairs and Stools Recalled by Elegant Gifts Mart Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2012
Release #12-081
Firm's Recall Hotline: (323) 698-6805 collect
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Children's Chairs and Stools Recalled by Elegant Gifts Mart 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 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: Children's Chairs and Stools

Units: About 1,600 chairs and 1,300 stools

Importer: Elegant Gifts Mart Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The yellow surface paint on the metal frame of the children's chairs and stools contains excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The children's folding chairs and the stools have yellow metal tube frames. The plastic seat, seat backs and stool have a cartoon-like scene with monkeys, teddy bears, mushrooms and heart-shaped balloons. "PENGKO" is printed on the chair's heart-shaped seatback. Item number "JCA8036" is printed on a white sticker underneath the chair's seat. Item number "JCA8037" is printed on a white sticker underneath the stool.

Sold exclusively at: 1 to Seven stores in Puerto Rico from September 2010 through June 2011 for between $5 and $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled tables and folding chairs away from children and return them to any 1 to Seven store in Puerto Rico or contact Elegant Gifts Mart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, in Puerto Rico call 1 to Seven at (787) 290-5625 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET, or call Elegant Gifts Mart collect at (323) 698-6805 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

 

Picture of recalled Children's Chairs and Stools