October 7, 2008
Alert #09-704


The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: "Colonial" Folding Game Chairs

Units: About 1,700

Importer: Brunswick Bowling & Billiards Corp., of Lake Forest, Ill.

Hazard: The retaining washers on the legs can loosen, causing the chair to become unstable. This poses a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Brunswick has received four reports of loose chair leg hardware. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the "Colonial" model, folding wooden chairs for use with game tables. They were sold in sets of two. The chairs have a black seat cushion and either a cherry or chestnut finish.

Sold by: Authorized Brunswick dealers nationwide from March 2007 through March 2008 for about $400 per set.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the folding game chairs and contact the dealer where the chairs were purchased to schedule a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Brunswick at (800) 336-8771 ext.2 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.