Outdoor Canopies Sold Exclusively at BJ's Wholesale Club Recalled by Wanda Technology Due to Fire Hazard

July 3, 2008
Alert #08-592
 

Outdoor Canopies Sold Exclusively at BJ's Wholesale Club Recalled by Wanda Technology Due to Fire Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Outdoor Canopies

Units: About 8,600

Importer: Wanda Technology Inc, of Santa Ana, Calif.

Hazard: The canopies fail to comply with a voluntary flammability standard could pose a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the outdoor canopies with “Code Number: 1020-8-WT2007”. The canopies are white, measure 10' X 20', and have a metal frame with four corner posts that support a fabric top which shields the user from the sun. The code number can be found on a label sewn into the canopy fabric.

Sold by: BJ's Wholesale Club stores nationwide from January 2008 through May 2008 for about $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the canopy and contact Wanda Technology for instructions on how to return it for a full refund. Consumers with the recalled outdoor canopies are being contacted by the firm.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Wanda Technology toll-free at (866) 312-8799 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.bjs.com

Picture of Recalled Outdoor Canopy