Basketball-Shaped Chair and Ottoman Sets Recalled by Colleen Karis Designs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–May 27, 2010.  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: All-Star Basketball Chair and Ottoman Sets

Units: About 380

Importer: Colleen Karis Designs LLC, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paints on the lettering on both sides of the basketball chair could contain excessive levels of lead which is a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The vinyl chair is round in shape to resemble a basketball, orange/brown in color and measures about 20 inches in diameter. “All-Star” is printed on both sides in black. “Colleen Karis Designs” is printed on a tag on the bottom of the chair. The ottoman is orange/brown in color and has a black stripe.

Sold at: HomeGoods stores nationwide from February 2009 through April 2010 for about $50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the chair and ottoman away from children and return the chair and ottoman set to Colleen Karis Designs for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Colleen Karis Designs toll-free at (866) 278-7938 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s web site at