Reclining Lounge Chairs Sold at Menards Stores Recalled for Collapsing Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 20, 2007
Release #07-247

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 793-7055
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Reclining Lounge Chairs Sold at Menards Stores Recalled for Collapsing Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Lounge Chairs

Units: About 15,000

Manufacturer: Yotrio International LLC, of Orinda, Calif.

Hazard: Faulty support brackets and/or weak frames can cause the chairs to collapse, posing a fall and severe laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Yotrio has received one report of a chair collapsing causing to the consumer to fall to the ground. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Rockingham deluxe reclining lounge chairs. The folding lounge chairs have an orange mesh covering that attaches to a steel frame by a woven cord. The high-back chairs measure 40-inches long by 28-inches wide by 46-inches high and have a padded headrest. A hangtag attached to the chair reads in part "Backyard Creations" and "Deluxe Rockingham Reclining Chair."

Sold at: Menards stores from March 2007 through May 2007 for between $40 and $60.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled chairs immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Yotrio at (800) 793-7055 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm's Web site at www.yotrioint.com

Picture of Recalled Lounge Chair