RH Recalls Children’s Chairs and Stools Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban
Name of Product:
Children’s chairs and stools
Paint on the chairs and stools contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
August 30, 2019
About 3,200 (In addition, about 180 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Vintage Steel Play Chairs and Stools sold in distressed red under the following model names: “Play Chair”, “Tall Play Chair”, “Play Stool”, “Tall Play Stool” and “Step Stool”. The chairs have a curved, tubular back frame and a single vertical slat with an embossed seat. The stools have a curved frame and an embossed seat with a hand grip. “Made in India” and one of the following SKU numbers are printed on a green label located under the chair seat or stool step: 103480DRED (play chair); 103481DRED (tall play chair); 103521DRED (tall play stool); 103522DRED (play stool); and 111081DRED (step stool).
Consumers should stop using the recalled chairs and stools, place them away from children and contact RH for a full refund for the purchase price.
RH Baby & Child, RH Teen stores, RH warehouses and RH outlets nationwide and online at www.rhbabyandchild.com and www.rhteen.com from October 2012 through May 2019 for between $40 and $130.
RH, US LLC, of Corte Madera, Calif.
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