Folding Toy Beach Chairs Recalled by Build-A-Bear Workshop Due to Laceration Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Folding Toy Beach Chair for Stuffed Animals
Units: About 260,000 chairs in the United States and 9,700 in Canada
Importer: Build-A-Bear Workshop(r), of St. Louis, Mo.
Hazard: This toy chair legs can bruise, pinch or cut fingers if caught while folding.
Incidents/Injuries: There have been eight injuries reported.
Description: This recall involves a wood frame, canvas seat, toy beach chair for stuffed animals. Some styles include an attached pillow. The toy chairs are blue (style #'s 002281, 004463, 009907, 011565, 102281, 109907, 111565), red (style #'s 007391, 011566, 107391, 111566), fuchsia/white stripe (style #'s 013226, 113226), Orange/white stripe (style #'s 013227, 113227).
Sold by: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide and online at www.buildabear.com from March 2001 through October 2008 for about $8 in the US and from March 2003 through October 2008 in for about $10 in Canada.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Return the toy beach chair to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive an $8 USD/$10 CDN store coupon. If it is not possible to return the toy chair to a store, you can contact the company for alternate instructions on receiving a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact the Build-A-Bear Workshop toll-free at (866) 236-5683 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT, Saturday 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT, or visit the company's Web site at www.buildabear.com (PDF)
Note: Health Canada's press release can be seen at http://188.8.131.52/PR/recall-retrait-e.jsp?re_id=748
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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