Name of product:
Molded Plastic Maui Chairs
Hazard:

When a person sits in one of these chairs placed on a polished or smooth surface, such as in a retail store or on a deck or patio, the chair's rear legs may spread beyond normal range, break, and cause the chair to collapse.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
October 11, 1994
Units:
95,300
Consumer Contact:

1-800-465-5660

Recall Details

Description and Models:

white, molded plastic "Maui Plastic Patio Chairs" model 1025.

 
Remedy:

Consumers owning this molded plastic chair should stop using the chair and contact Gracious Living's parts department at 1-800-465-5660. Gracious Living will arrange to have the chairs picked up free of charge and will reimburse consumers for their purchase price. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Gracious Living is aware of at least 11 chair collapses that involved eleven known injuries to backs, shoulder, heads, and elbows. As a result of these accidents, Gracious Living discontinued the sale of this chair in June 1992.

Sold At:

The Maui Plastic Patio Chairs model 1025 were sold in the United States from February 18, 1992 to June 15, 1992 through two retailers, F.W. Woolworth and Jamesway.

Recall number:
95-004