Dorel Home Canada recalls Cosco Vinyl Folding Chair

Starting date:
March 6, 2019
Posting date:
March 6, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69164

Affected products

Cosco Vinyl Folding Chair

Product description

This recall involves the Cosco Vinyl Folding Chair, a black folding chair with a steel frame and vinyl padded seat and back. The affected chair has a warning label and model information located under the seat. The affected model number is 0237840HMBC6 with a date code of 04/16/2018 and UPC 065857160338.

Hazard identified

The fold link steel on some chairs from this lot, do not meet the minimum product specification and may result in some fold link breakage during use, which may present a fall hazard to consumers.

As of February 12, 2019, the company has received 6 reports of the fold link breaking in Canada. The company has received no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 32,160 units of the affected product lot were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected product was sold from June 2018 to January 2019

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Retailer
Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Dorel Home Canada
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Fujian Homebest Furniture Co Ltd
CHINA

Images (select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window)


What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chair and contact Dorel Home Canada / Cosco Home & Office Products for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Dorel Home Canada/Cosco Home & Office Products Recall hotline by phone at 1-888-250-9299 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST, by email , or online.

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.