Recalls This Week: Patio chairs, bicycle handlebars
Foldable patio chairs that can tip over when a person sits on the edge of the seat are among this week’s recalled consumer products.
Here’s a more detailed look:
FOLDABLE PATIO CHAIRS
DETAILS: Foldable outdoor patio chairs sold individually and as a table and two chair bistro set by Linon Home Decor. They were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, Daily Fair, Home Goods, Marshalls, Old Time Pottery, and T.J. Maxx stores nationwide from February 2014 to February 2015.
WHY: The chair can unexpectedly tip over when a consumer sits on the edge of the seat, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: Four consumers who have fallen from tipped-over chairs, including two reports of minor injuries.
HOW MANY: About 3,300.
FOR MORE: Call Linon Home Décor Products Inc. at 800-262-1852 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit http://www.linon.com and click on the Recall icon for more information.
DETAILS: 25 styles of boys, girls and toddler sleep sets, sleepers, pants, nightgowns and robes sold in 100-percent polyester fleece or knit at Landsend.com and Lands’ End kids catalogs from January 2014 through February 2015. The garments were sold in sizes 3 months to 16 (girls) and 20 (boys), and in various colors and patterns. The style number is printed on a tag affixed to the garments’ neck, waist or side seam. More information on style numbers can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2015/Lands-End-Recalls-Childrens-Pajamas-and-Robes/
WHY: The pajamas and robes fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 173,000.
FOR MORE: Call Lands’ End at 800-300-7487 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. CT daily or send email to customercare(at)landsend.com. Consumers can also visit http://www.landsend.com and click on “Recall and Safety Info” for more information, including photos of all styles and colors.
DETAILS: Carbon and alloy Aerobars sold individually and with model years 2012 through 2015 Specialized Shiv bicycles and model year 2013 Specialized Transition Apex bicycles. The carbon Aerobar was sold in black with a white Specialized logo on the top side of the handlebar, and the alloy model was sold in black with no markings. They were sold at authorized Specialized Bicycle dealers nationwide and online at http://www.specialized.com from November 2011 to February 2015.
WHY: The bolt used to affix the Aerobars to the bicycle can loosen, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
INCIDENTS: Four reports of the Aerobars bolt loosening. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 8,300.
FOR MORE: Call Specialized Bicycle Components at 800-722-4423 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, an authorized Specialized dealer or visit the http://www.specialized.com and click on “Safety Notices” for more information.
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