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Garden Treasures Foldable Steel Hammock Stands

Código SIAR: 19784
Categoría: Patio y Jardín
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Foldable-Steel-Hammock-Stand-Sold-at-Lowes-Stores-Recalled
Fecha de Publicación: 13 jun, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Garden Treasures; L G Sourcing; Lowe's; Shin Crest
Descripción del Defecto: Foldable Steel Hammock Stand Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2006 Release #06-188 Firm's Hotline: (866) 208-0827 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Foldable Steel Hammock Stand Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Garden Treasures Foldable Steel Hammock Stand Units: About 1,000 Importer: L G Sourcing Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C. Manufacturer: Shin Crest PTE, Ltd, of China Hazard: The welds attaching the arms to the frame of the hammock stand can fail, allowing the hammock to fall. Users can be injured from falling to the ground, striking the hammock stand's base, or being struck by the arms of the hammock stand. Incidents/Injuries: There have been three reports of the hammock stands breaking at the welds. Six people have reported injuries from falling, including a head laceration requiring stitches, bruises and neck and back pain. Description: The recalled hammock stand is black steel, is foldable, and has two wheels. The item number, 226724, is printed on the box in which the hammock stand was sold, and on the instructions that were provided with the hammock stand. Sold at: Lowe's stores nationwide from December 2005 through March 2006 for about $100. Manufactured In: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled hammock stands immediately and return them to any Lowe's store to receive a full refund. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Lowe's stores toll-free at (866) 208-0827 anytime, or visit www.lowes.com, the Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. Web site.