Big Lots Recalls Hanging Chairs
Big Lots is recalling 16,000 hanging chairs for a potential fall hazard.
Details of the Hanging Chair Recall
As of June 4, 2015, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Big Lots have issued a voluntary recall on about 16,000 hanging chairs because they can tip over when they tip over and swing beyond the base, causing a falling hazard.
Thus far, there has been eight reports of costumers falling in the chair – five of these incidents resulted in injuries.
Description of the Recalled Chairs
Information below was provided by the US CPSC:
- The recall involves hanging chairs from Big Lots Stores Inc.
- The hanging chairs come in an egg shape made from brown plastic wicker patterned mesh with red seat cushions.
- A chain connects to black metal pole with a U-shaped metal base in order to hang the chair.
- Consumers should stop using the chair and return them to Big Lots for a full refund.
- These beanbag chairs were made in China and sold for about $300 from December 2014-January 2015.