Children’s Chairs and Stools Recalled by Elegant Gifts Mart Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–January 5, 2012. 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: Children’s Chairs and Stools

Units: About 1,600 chairs and 1,300 stools

Importer: Elegant Gifts Mart Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The yellow surface paint on the metal frame of the children’s chairs and stools contains excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The children’s folding chairs and the stools have yellow metal tube frames. The plastic seat, seat backs and stool have a cartoon-like scene with monkeys, teddy bears, mushrooms and heart-shaped balloons. “PENGKO” is printed on the chair’s heart-shaped seatback. Item number “JCA8036” is printed on a white sticker underneath the chair’s seat. Item number “JCA8037” is printed on a white sticker underneath the stool.

Sold exclusively at: 1 to Seven stores in Puerto Rico from September 2010 through June 2011 for between $5 and $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled tables and folding chairs away from children and return them to any 1 to Seven store in Puerto Rico or contact Elegant Gifts Mart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, in Puerto Rico call 1 to Seven at (787) 290-5625 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET, or call Elegant Gifts Mart collect at (323) 698-6805 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

Picture of recalled Children's Chairs and Stools

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov