|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 580-1310
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: Plastic Folding Chairs
Units: About 75,000
Manufacturer: Iceberg Enterprises LLC, of Park Ridge, Ill.
Hazard: The plastic folding chairs can collapse during use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Iceberg Enterprises has received about 15 reports of chairs collapsing while in use, including three minor injuries.
Description: This recall involves Iceberg plastic round leg folding chairs. The metal support of the chair is charcoal and the seat and back support are beige. "Iceberg" is printed on a logo located on the back of the seat. Chairs with oval-shaped legs are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Office supply retailers nationwide from August 2005 through July 2007 for about $30.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the chairs immediately and contact Iceberg Enterprises to receive a free repair kit with instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Iceberg Enterprises at (800) 580-1310 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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