Recall date: June 4, 2015
Recall number: 15-158

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Hanging chairs
Hazard:

The hanging chairs can tip over when they face sideways and swing beyond the base, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Big Lots toll-free at (866) 244-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.biglots.com and click on "Recalls" at the bottom for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 16,000
Description:

The hanging chairs can tip over when they face sideways and swing beyond the base.

Description:

This recall involves egg-shaped hanging chairs that are made from brown plastic wicker pattern mesh and have red seat cushions. They hang from a chain connected to a black metal pole and U-shaped base.

Incidents/Injuries:

Big Lots has received eight reports of the hanging chairs falling in stores with consumers in them, including five reports of minor injuries.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hanging chairs and return the chair bases only to a Big Lots store for a full refund of the entire purchase price of the chair and base. Consumers can keep the chairs.

Sold Exclusively At:

Big Lots stores from December 2014 through January 2015 for about $300 including the base.

Importer(s):

Big Lots Stores Inc., of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China