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Upholstered Toddler Chairs

Starting date:
November 5, 2012
Posting date:
November 5, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-15164

Affected products

Upholstered Toddler Chairs

Product description

This recall involves upholstered toddler chairs in a Club style and Mod style that are about 61 centimetres (24 inches) wide by 46 centimetres (18 inches) tall by 43 centimetres (17 inches) deep.

Chair Style Model No. Fabric and Colour
Club 107002 Brown suede
107003 Pink suede
107004 Blue velour
107013 Max brown dots on blue woven fabric
107014 Maya brown dots on pink woven fabric
107030 Turquoise blue suede
30002 Red velour with "Cat in the Hat" embroidery
30004 Blue velour with "Cat in the Hat" embroidery
30005 Olive green velour with "Cat in the Hat" embroidery
30008 Blue velour with "1 Fish 2 Fish" embroidery
30014 Pink velour with "Oh the Places You’ll Go" embroidery
30093 Brown Suede with "ABC" Dr. Seuss characters
Mod 107009 Max blue and brown stripes woven
107010 Maya pink and brown stripes woven
107011 Pink and brown zebra print velour
107028 Bright fuchsia pink velour

The Trend Lab name is on a label attached on the bottom of the chair with date codes TL1007C through TL0812C, which are read as TL two-digit month and two-digit year followed by C. These date codes include 10/07 through 08/12 or October 2007 through August 2012 production.

All chairs were sold with matching ottomans, which are not part of the recall. New chairs with “Remedy 2012” stamped in ink on the bottom side of the chair are not subject to this recall.

Hazard identified

The staples in the binding on the back of the chair may detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. If staples detach, sharp points will be exposed posing a laceration hazard.

Neither Trend Lab nor Health Canada has received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these chairs.

Number sold

Approximately 38 units of the recalled chairs were sold in Canada at various children stores and online retailers. However, there may be some present in the Canadian market through other channels.

Time period sold

The recalled chairs were sold from November 2007 to September 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Trend Lab LLC
Burnsville
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled chair away from children and contact Trend Lab for instructions on how to inspect the binding and to receive a repair kit.

For more information, consumers may contact Trend Lab by phone at 1-866-814-7978 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or by e-mail at Recall@trend-lab.com, or visit the firm’s Web site www.trend-lab.com.