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Rec-Out Recalls Columbus Camping Chairs Due to Presence of Mold; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods

  • Unfolded Columbus™ Camping Folding Chair
  • Folded Columbus™ Camping Folding Chair
Name of Product:
Folding Camping Chairs
Hazard:
Chairs were found to contain a variety of molds that could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
November 13, 2012
Units:
About 227
Consumer Contact

Rec-Out; toll-free at (888) 885-9129, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at customerservice@rec-out.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Basin model Columbus™ folding camping chairs, identified with style # CC3009-N on a label attached to the side of the seat. They are blue, foam-padded, polyester chairs with a cushioned seat and back. The chairs have adjustable side straps and two additional straps used as handles to carry the chair when folded. "Columbus" appears on the outer side of the back of the seat, above a mesh pocket.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any Big 5 Sporting Goods location for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold Exclusively At
Big 5 Sporting Goods stores from April 2012 through October 2012 for about $15.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-034
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About the U.S. CPSC
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. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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