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Big Lots Recalls Hanging Chairs

Victoria Burguess1 year ago

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.


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