Far East Brokers Recalls Children’s Chairs and Swings Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Standard

Far East Brokers Camp Chair

Far East Brokers Camp Chair

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 9, 2016

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Chairs and swings

Hazard:  The screen-printing on the fabric of the chairs and swings contains excessive levels of lead, which is a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Consumer Contact:  Far East Brokers toll-free at 888-753-9040 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fareastbrokers.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the right of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 6,000

Description:  This recall involves Leisure Ways® pink butterfly themed children’s camp chairs, moon chairs, and swings.  The chair and swings have a metal frame with large red butterfly images and other colorful images on the pink polyester fabric. “Distributed by: Far East Brokers and Consultants, Inc.” and “Tracking # November/2015” are printed on the tracking label sewn into the seat of each chair.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and swings, take them away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Sold at:  Weis Markets, wholesale distributors, grocery and drug stores nationwide from January 2016 through April 2016 for between $10 and $50.

Manufacturer(s):  Zhejiang Haifu Leisure Products Co. Ltd., of China

Importer(s):  Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla.

Manufactured in:  China

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