On Thursday, October 18, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Trend Lab recalled over 16,000 Trend Lab Children's Upholstered Chairs. The recall comes after reports that staples in the binding on the back of the chair can come loose, posing a laceration and choking hazard.
The recalled chairs were sold online at Trend-Lab.com, Amazon.com, BabiesRUs.com, Target.com, Walmart.com and Seussland.com, as well as at Buy Buy Baby and other specialty stores from November 2007 to August 2012 for about $100 to $140.
Sold in Club style and Mod style, the recalled chairs are 24-inches wide, 18-inches tall and 17-inches deep. The Club style chairs come suede,velour, and print fabrics brown, pink, blue, red, avocado green, turquoise blue, and chocolate dot in pink or blue. The Mod style chairs come in dark pink or zebra-printed velour in chocolate on blue or pink; or on printed fabric of chocolate stripes on pink or blue.
The Trend Lab name is on a label, and is 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. Date codes from 10/07 to 08/12 are included in the recall. 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.
If you own this chair, stop using it immediately and contact Trend Lab for a repair kit with instructions. For additional information, contact Trend Lab toll-free at (866) 814-7978 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. You can also email [email protected], or visit Trend-Lab.com for more recall information.
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