|April 7, 2011
Active Leisure Tents Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Active Leisure folding canopy tents
Units: About 19,000
Manufacturer: Active Leisure Inc., of Yinzhou, Ningbo, China
Hazard: The tents do not meet the flammability label claim on the unit, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall includes Active Leisure 10’ by 10’ folding canopy tents. Item number 544803 is printed on the original packaging near the bar code. The tents have a metal frame covered in white fabric.
Sold exclusively at: Costco stores nationwide from January 2011 through February 2011 for about $190.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled canopy tents and return them to any Costco store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Active Leisure toll-free at (877) 730-1583 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday ET.
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