Product recalls or recall notices announced recently.
About 1,200 Folding Deck Chairs manufactured by West Marine Products Inc., of Watsonville, Calif.; sold at West Marine stores nationwide, online at westmarine.com and in the West Marine catalog from February to May 2012. The chairs have metal legs, wood armrests and plastic feet on the corners of each leg. The chairs were made in China. The chair cannot support the stated weight capacity, posing a collapse hazard. West Marine is aware of six incidents of the chair collapsing. No injuries have been reported. Details: by phone at 800-262-8464 weekdays, 3-11 p.m.; online at www.westmarine.com.
About 36,000 Contours Options three- and four-wheeled strollers manufactured by Kolcraft Enterprises Inc. of Chicago and sold at specialty stores and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and ToysRUs.com from January 2006 to June 2012. The strollers have the model number and date of manufacture printed on a label sewn into the edge of back of the seat pad. They were made in China.
A consumer’s finger can become caught in the opening formed when locking and unlocking the hinge mechanism which is used to adjust the handlebars. Kolcraft and CPSC have received five reports of injuries, including reports of three children whose fingertips were amputated and two adults whose fingers were either smashed or lacerated.
Details: by phone at 800-453-7673 Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6:45 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; online at www.kolcraft.com.
About 35,000 Evenflo high chairs that convert from a high chair to a toddler-size table and chair. Model numbers being recalled are 29111259, 29111271 and 29111234. They were sold at Toys R Us and Walmart between December 2011 and June 2012. The activity tray on the high chair can unexpectedly detach and allow an unrestrained child to fall. Eighteen reports of trays detaching, including eight reports of children falling and sustaining bumps and bruises. Details: by phone at 800-233-5921; online at http://safety.evenflo.com.
About 83,700 Thomas Lighting ceiling flush mount light fixtures manufactured by Thomas Lighting of Elgin, Ill. sold at electrical distributors and lighting wholesalers from July 2010 through July 2011. The recall involves 28 different models of fixtures with a diameter ranging from 7.5 to 13 inches. They were made in China. The fixture’s socket wire insulation can degrade, leading to charged wires becoming exposed. Thomas Lighting has received 11 reports of defective fixtures. No injuries have been reported.
Details: by phone at 800-764-0756 weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; online at www.thomaslighting.com.