SALT Lounge Chairs recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
October 21, 2020
Posting date:
October 21, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74141

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: SALT Lounge Chairs
  • Issue: The locking mechanism on the chair frame may become disengaged, posing a fall hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately return the affected chairs to any Bed Bath & Beyond location for a full refund of the purchase price, or a merchandise credit if the consumer's purchase price cannot be determined.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P.

Affected products

SALT Lounge Chairs

Product description

This recall involves the SALT Lounge Chairs consisting of a metal tube frame and a fabric seat cushion. There is a locking mechanism on each side of the frame. The lounge chair retail price was $49.99.

The following lounge chairs are being recalled:
Colour SKU UPC
Gray 69476172 444800007102
Black 69476173 444800002947

Hazard identified

The locking mechanism on the chair frame may become disengaged, posing a fall hazard.

As of October 21, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 19 reports of the frame on a Lounge Chair broke, bent, failed to lock, or collapsed during use. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

The company reported that 330 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 2,700 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2020 to August 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P. (d/b/a Buy Buy Baby)
North Vancouver
CANADA
Distributor
Hongkong Sunhouse Enterprise Co. Limited
Industrial Park of Guigu University Town Li Shan Road, Nanshan District
Shenzhen, Guangdong Province,
CHINA
Manufacturer
Zhejiang Sunshine Leisure Products Co., Ltd.
Shenzhai Village, Baiyang Street, Jinhau,
Wuyi County, Zhejiang Province
CHINA

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What you should do

Customers who purchased a lounge chair can return it to any Bed Bath & Beyond location. BBB Canada will provide a full refund of the purchase price, or a merchandise credit if the consume's purchase price cannot be determined.

For more information, consumers may contact BBB Canada directly at toll-free telephone number, (800) 462-3966, 7:00 am – midnight ET, seven days a week. An email contact option is also available through a form on the firm's website.

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.