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RH recalls children’s chairs and stools

Paint on the chairs and stools contains excessive levels of lead

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RH, US of Corte Madera, Calif., is recalling about 3,400 children’s chairs and stools sold in the U.S., and Canada.

Paint on the chairs and stools contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban, and can cause adverse health effects if ingested by young children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Vintage Steel Play Chairs and Stools sold in distressed red under the following model names: “Play Chair”, “Tall Play Chair”, “Play Stool”, “Tall Play Stool” and “Step Stool.”

The chairs have a curved, tubular back frame and a single vertical slat with an embossed seat.

The stools have a curved frame and an embossed seat with a hand grip. “

Made in India” and one of the following SKU numbers are printed on a green label located under the chair seat or stool step: 103480DRED (play chair); 103481DRED (tall play chair); 103521DRED (tall play stool); 103522DRED (play stool); and 111081DRED (step stool).

The chairs and stools were sold at RH Baby & Child, RH Teen stores, RH warehouses and RH outlets nationwide and online at and from October 2012, through May 2019, for between $40 and $130.

What to do

Consumers should stop using the recalled chairs and stools, place them away from children and contact RH for a full refund for the purchase price.

Consumers may contact RH at (800) 816-0969 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. )PT) Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Saturday and Sunday, by email at, or online at and click on “Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page.

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