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West Marine Recalls Folding Deck Chairs Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

  • Wooden armrest on folding chair
  • Lock nut that connects the arm rest to the chair
  • West Marine Deck and Comfort Plus Deck Crew folding chair
Name of Product:
West Marine Deck chairs and Comfort Plus Deck Crew folding chairs
Hazard:

The lock nut that connects the arm rest to the chair can loosen, posing fall and injury hazards to the user. 

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
June 25, 2019
Units:
About 11,600
Consumer Contact

West Marine at 877-579-1550 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through  Friday, email at WMARPARTS@westfieldoutdoors.com or online at www.westmarine.com and click Product recalls, then click West Marine Deck Chair for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves West Marine Deck chairs and Comfort Plus Deck Crew chairs. The folding deck chair has metal legs, light-colored wood armrests and blue back-pack style straps.  “West Marine” is printed on the side of the wood armrest. The corners of each leg have white plastic feet. The seat and back are covered in light blue and navy blue nylon fabric. The back can be adjusted to various angles. Model/SKU numbers “18766972” and “19268135” are printed on a coated paper tag attached to the chair frame. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact the firm for a free repair parts kit. 

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

West Marine stores nationwide and online at www.westmarine.com from January 2018 through May 2019 for about $100. 

Manufacturer(s):

Westfield Outdoors Inc., of Indianapolis, Ind.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

West Marine, of Watsonville, Calif.

Recall number:
19-146
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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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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