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Decathlon USA Announces Recall of Quechua Tents and Canopies Due to Flammability Hazard

Note: Decathlon USA has been liquidated and the phone number no loger available. The parent company Decathlon S.A, . in France, will continue to honor the recall through the website.

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Recall Date:
October 17, 2006

Recall Details

Originally issued October 17, 2006
Revised December 6, 2010
Release #07-007
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


Decathlon USA Announces Recall of Quechua Tents and Canopies Due to Flammability Hazard


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: All 2006 Quechua Brand Tents and Canopies

Units: About 22,000

Manufacturer: Decathlon USA, of Wilmington, Mass.

Hazard: The tents may fail to meet the industry's flame resistant standard, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: All 2006 model Quechua branded tents (2-Seconds, 2-Seconds Air, 3-Seconds Air, T2, T3 Air, T4 Air, T6.2XL Air, T2 Ultralight Tents, T0 and T0+ canopies) sold in orange, red, blue, camouflage, or beige with SKU numbers 350808, 65196, 86813 146552, 146548, 100986, 351219, 370833, 531980, 531989, 65024, 90366, 90428, 567008, 567009, 567036, 567032, 370973, 22611, 566985, and 566992 are included in this recall. The SKU number can be found on the self-carry jacket. Quechua is printed on the exterior of the tent or canopy and on some of the carrying bags.

Sold at: Decathlon USA retail stores in Massachusetts or through online sales at from January 2006 through September 2006 for between $15 and $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled tents and visit the recall website for information on returning these recalled tents for a refund plus an extra $10. Consumers that purchased tents through the Web site and toll-free number are being sent direct notices from Decathlon.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, visit the firm's Web site

 Picture of Recalled Tents and Canopies

Picture of Recalled Tents and Canopies

Picture of Recalled Tents and Canopies

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