TJX Canada recalls Swivel Barstools

Starting date:
September 6, 2018
Posting date:
September 6, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67572

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and TJX Canada

Affected products

Swivel Barstools

Product description

This recall involves TJX swivel barstools with a beige, blue or gray fabric back and seat, and wooden legs. The barstools measure about 18 inches wide, 22.8 inches deep and 40.9 inches high. One of the following tag numbers is printed on the product hang tag: 

081578, 081582, 081586, 081640, 081643, 081651, 081656, 081658, 081660, 527110, 527113, 527118, 527121, 527126, 527128, 533088, 726376, 726377, 726380, 726386, 726387 or 726393.

Hazard identified

These barstools are being recalled because the wood joints of the barstool can break, posing a fall hazard.

As of August 22, 2018 , the company has received 2 reports of fall incidents in Canada, with no injuries. In the United States, the company has received 4 reports of fall incidents, including 3 that resulted in minor injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 300 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 1,100 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled barstools were sold from September 2017 to December 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
TJX Canada
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Zhuji Hongda Furniture Manufacture Co., Ltd
Zhuji City
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled barstools and return them to any Winners, Marshalls or HomeSense for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact TJX Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-646-9466 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.