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Byer of Maine TriLite Stools

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SIAR Code: 20284
Category: Furniture and furnishings
Notifying Country: United States of America
Source URL: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2005/CPSC-Byer-of-Maine-Announce-Recall-to-Exchange-TriLite-Stools-
Publication Date: Nov 19, 2004
Product Origin Country: China
Manufacturer: Byer of Maine
Defect Description: Byer of Maine Recall to Exchange TriLite Stools
Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
November 19, 2004 Alert #05-513
CPSC, Byer of Maine Announce Recall to Exchange TriLite Stools
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: The TriLite Stool
Units: About 7,800
Manufacturer: The Byer Manufacturing Company, of Orono, Maine
Hazard: The legs of the stool can bend and the stools may collapse when used on
smooth hard floor surfaces.
Incidents/Injuries: Several stool collapses reported by retailers. No injuries
have been reported.
Description: This recall includes Byer of Maine TriLite Stools shipped between
February 19, 2004 and June 16, 2004. The affected stools are only those that have
been produced in China, specifically those that bear the Byer of Maine logo screen printed in silver ink on the plastic leg hub (see image below).
Sold at: Various retail stores across the United States for approximately $18.00.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers will be supplied with replacement stools on a two for one basis. Contact Byer of Maine to arrange for replacement.
Consumer Contact: Call Byer of Maine toll-free at (800) 338-0580 between
9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.byerofmaine.com/recall.pdf , or email the firm at recall@byerofmaine.com