Trend Lab Recalls Children’s Upholstered Chairs Due to Laceration and Choking Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–October 18, 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 upholstered toddler chairs

Units: About 16,850 units

Importer: Trend Lab LLC, of Burnsville, Minn.

Hazard: Staples in the binding on the back of the chair may come loose, posing a laceration or choking hazard if swallowed.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recalled children’s upholstered toddler chairs in Club style and Mod style are 24” wide by 18” tall by 17” deep. The Club style chairs come in three fabrics and colors: 1) suede in brown, pink, avocado green, red and turquoise blue; 2) velour in blue, green, pink and red; and 3) print fabric in chocolate dot on pink or blue. The Mod style chairs come in dark pink or zebra printed velour in chocolate on blue or pink; or on printed fabric of chocolate stripes on pink or blue. The Trend Lab name is on a label attached on the bottom of the chair with date codes TL1007C through TL0812C, which are read as TL two-digit month and two-digit year followed by C. These date codes include 10/07 thru 08/12 or October 2007 thru August 2012 production. All chairs were sold with matching ottomans, which are not part of the recall. New chairs with “Remedy 2012” stamped in ink on the bottom side of the chair are not subject to this recall.

Sold at: Online at trend-lab.com, Amazon.com, BabiesRUs.com, Target.com, Walmart.com and Seussland.com, as well as in Buy Buy Baby and other specialty stores from November 2007 to August 2012 for about $100 to $140.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the chair away from children and inspect the binding. Contact the firm for a repair kit with instructions.

Consumer Contact: Trend Lab toll-free at (866) 814-7978 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email [email protected], or website www.trend-lab.com and link to Recall Information.

Club style chair with ottoman
Club style chair with ottoman

Club style chair, back view
Club style chair, back view

Mod style with ottoman
Mod style with ottoman

Mod style chair, back view
Mod style chair, back view

 

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 SaferProducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov