West Marine Recalls Folding Deck Chairs

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 262-8464
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

West Marine Recalls Folding Deck Chairs Due to Collapse Hazard

The chair cannot support the stated weight capacity. This poses a collapse hazard to consumers.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Folding Deck Chair

Units: 1,200 units

Manufacturer: West Marine Products Inc., Watsonville, Calif.

Hazard: The chair cannot support the stated weight capacity. This poses a collapse hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: West Marine is aware of six incidents of the chair collapsing. No injuries were reported.

Description: The recalled item is a West Marine Deluxe Deck Chair. It is a folding deck chair with metal legs and light-colored wood armrests. It has plastic feet on the corners of each leg. The seat and back are covered with blue and gray nylon fabric. The back can be adjusted to various angles. Model/SKU number “13110341″ is printed on a coated paper tag attached to the chair frame.

Sold exclusively at: West Marine stores nationwide, online at westmarine.com and in the West Marine catalog from February 2012 to May 2012 for about $70.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the deck chairs and call West Marine for a full refund or store credit. Consumers may also return the chairs to any West Marine store to receive the refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact West Marine toll-free at (800) 262-8464 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.westmarine.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12193.html

Dorel Asia Recalls to Repair Bunk Beds

Dorel Asia Recalls to Repair Bunk Beds Due to Collapse and Fall Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Wooden bunk beds

Units: About 445,000 in the United States and 21,700 in Canada

Manufacturer: Dorel Asia SRL, of Barbados

Hazard: The wooden side rails that run from the headboard to the footboard and hold the bunk bed’s mattress in place can split and cause the bunk bed to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Dorel Asia have received 23 reports of the side rails cracking or breaking, including seven reports of minor bruises or abrasions.

Description: The model number, date of manufacture, “Made in Vietnam” and the firm’s phone number are printed on a white label located on one of the bunk bed rails. Some of the labels include the name “Dorel Asia SRL.” Only the following models, colors and manufacturing date ranges are included in this recall to repair:

Model Number | Color | Manufacture Date Range
TG2070 (242/07/1472) | Espresso | 07-2008 to 12-2008
TG2070-1CE (249/13/0024) | Espresso | 08-2008 to 12-2008
TG2070W (242/07/1468) | White | 06-2008 to 11-2008
WM1848 | Pine | 08-2006 to 07-2007
WM1848R | Pine | 07-2007 to 12-2007
WM1848R2 | Pine | 01-2008 to 02-2009
WM1848R2DC | Pine | 07-2008 to 03-2009
DA1026W | White | 07-2004 to 01-2008
DA1026RW | White | 03-2008 to 03-2009
DA1026P | Pine | 08-2004 to 01-2008
DA1026RP | Pine | 03-2008 to 03-2009

Sold at: Walmart, Kmart and Target stores and online at www.walmart.com, www.kmart.com and www.target.com from September 2004 through September 2009 for about $190.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Dorel Asia to receive a free repair kit. Until consumers obtain and install the repair kit, consumers should take down the bunk beds and only use them as separate twin beds.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dorel Asia at (800) 295-1980 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.dorelasia.com

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1319

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11214.html