Dollarama recalls child's plastic patio chairs

Starting date:
August 21, 2014
Posting date:
August 21, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-41181

Affected products

Child's plastic patio chairs

Product description

This recall involves child's plastic patio chairs in a variety of colours, model number 3006952. The model number appears on the product label on the back of the chair.

Hazard identified

The chair legs may collapse under the weight of the child, causing a fall and injuries. Tests performed by Dollarama indicate that these products do not comply with the requirements of the ASTM F 1838-98 Standard Performance Requirements for Child's Plastic Chairs for Outdoor Use.

Two incident reports involving four chairs were reported to Health Canada and Dollarama.

Number sold

Approximately 967,660 chairs were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled chairs were sold from February 2009 to June 2014 in Dollarama stores across Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Star Glory Ltd.
Hong Kong
CHINA
Distributor
Dollarama L.P/S.E.C.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to the store to obtain a refund. You may contact Dollarama online by clicking on “Contact Us” or by calling 1-888-755-1006, extension 1000, at any time. (Please leave a message in the voice mailbox).

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.