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Ross Stores Recalls Bistro Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

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Ross Stores Recalls Bistro Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

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WASHINGTON, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Ross-Stores-Recalls-Bistro-Chairs-Due-to-Fall-Hazard

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Bistro chairs

Hazard: The chair's frame can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Refund  

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any Ross store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact:

Ross toll-free at 877-455-7677 anytime or online at www.rossstores.com and click on "Recalled Products & Legal Notices" on the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,300

Description:
This recall involves Bronze Hammered bistro chairs. The chairs measure 37 inches tall; and have a round seat and a heart-shaped backrest. SKU number 400167187741 can be found on a tag attached to the chair or on a sticker on the underside of the seat.

Incidents/Injuries: Ross has received two reports of the chair frames breaking, including two reports of minor injuries.

Sold Exclusively At: Ross stores nationwide between March 2018 and May 2018 for about $25.

Importer: Ross Procurement Inc., of Dublin, Calif.

Manufacturer: Fujian Anxi Shangqing Huaxing Handicraft Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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