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Solar Lighted Cantilever Umbrella

Starting date:
August 3, 2010
Posting date:
August 3, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002379

Joint Recall between Bed Bath & Beyond, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC)

Affected products

Solar Lighted Cantilever Umbrella

Product description

This recall involves a Solar Lighted Cantilever Umbrella sold by Bed Bath & Beyond. The umbrella is almost 4 meters (13 feet) in diameter, and has tan- or chocolate-coloured material, lights, and black supporting poles.

The recalled umbrella has model numbers 8070C-S and 8070C-L, which can be found on the assembly and operating instructions. The product packaging has either UPC 444444550439 (tan) or 444444583963 (chocolate).

Hazard identified

A plastic connecting part, which attaches to the arm of the umbrella, can break, causing the umbrella to collapse. This poses a risk of injury to people beneath or near the umbrella.

Bed Bath & Beyond has received 2 reports of the umbrella collapsing with 3 reports of minor injuries.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

In Canada, approximately 100 of the recalled umbrellas were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond stores and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.ca.

In the United States, approximately 7,600 of the recalled umbrellas were sold in-store and online; the company website in the United States is www.bedbathandbeyond.com.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from February 2010 to June 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
Union
New Jersey
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-800-462-3966

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled umbrella and return it to their nearest Bed Bath & Beyond store to receive a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Bed, Bath & Beyond at 1-800-462-3966 or visit the firm's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.