Product Recall Information
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission –Recall
Recall Date: July 30, 2013
Recall Number: 13-253
Bistro Chairs Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Bistro chairs
Hazard: The chair’s metal frame can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact: Midwest-CBK at (800)394-4225 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.mwcbk.com and click Product Recall Information.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Bistro-Chairs-Recalled-by-Midwest-CBK/
Units: About 550
Description: This recall involves distressed gray wash bistro chairs with metal frames, metal scrolling with wooden slats on the seatbacks, and round wooden slat seats. The chairs measure about 36 inches tall by 21 inches wide by 17 inches deep. Item number 304136 and UPC number 7384490413 are printed on a hangtag attached to the the chair.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the chairs breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bistro chairs and contact Midwest-CBK for instructions on returning the chairs for a full refund.
Sold at: Gift stores nationwide from August 2011 through June 2013 for about $110.
Importer: Midwest-CBK LLC, of Cannon Falls, Minn.
Manufactured in: China
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