Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 20, 2015.
Name of product: Outdoor Dining Sets
Hazard: The chair arms and legs can bend and cause the user to fall, posing a risk of injury.
Consumer Contact: Rite Aid at 800-748-3243 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, or online at www.riteaid.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page under Customer Care for more information.
Units: About 13,000
Description: This recall involves a six-piece outdoor patio set containing four folding chairs, a table and an umbrella. The brown metal-frame chairs have a red canvas seat and back, and measure 21 ¼ inches tall by 25 ¼ inches wide. The umbrellas are 80 inches tall have a coordinated red with stripes canvas top. The square table also has a metal frame and a hard-plastic clear top. UPC number 011822350303 and item number 9034923 are printed on the packaging of the patio set.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of chairs bending unexpectedly, including four reports of injuries to the lower back and hip.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to the any Rite Aid store for a full refund. Consumers are not required to return the table and umbrella.
Sold exclusively at: Rite Aid stores nationwide and online at RiteAid.com from January 2015 to July 2015 for between $100 and $150.
Importer(s): Rite Aid, of Camp Hill, Pa.
Manufactured in: China
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