PhotoThe TJX Companies of Framingham, Mass., is recalling about 5,200 foldable lounge chairs

 

The chairs can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall and injury hazard.

 

The company has received 15 reports of injuries from collapsing chairs. Injuries included back and tailbone injuries, one report of a fractured finger, three reports of stitches to fingers and reports of cut, bruised or swollen fingers.

 

This recall involves T.J. Maxx and Marshalls foldable weatherproof lounge chairs. The chairs are made of an acacia wood frame and striped fabric in two styles: a natural oiled wood frame with red and white stripe fabric or a white gloss frame with blue and white stripe fabric.

 

The chairs measure about 30 inches high by 42 inches long when unfolded. The style number is printed on the hang tag attached to the chair. “MADE IN VIETNAM” is printed on a label on the bottom of the chair frames.

 

The following chairs are being recalled: 

 

Chair Description

TJ Maxx  Style Number

Marshalls Style Number

Natural Oil Frame with Red and White Stripe Fabric

153228

009420

White Gloss Frame with Blue and White Stripe Fabric

153213

009432

 

 

The chairs, manufactured in Vietnam, were sold at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores nationwide during March 2016 for about $40.

 

What to do

 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled foldable chairs and return them to any T.J. Maxx or Marshalls store for a full refund.

 

Consumers may contact T.J. Maxx at 800-926-6299 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.tjmaxx.com then click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page or Marshalls toll-free at 888-627-7425 or online at www.marshallsonline.com and click on Customer Service at the bottom of the page.

 


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