Fire Hazard: CPSC, Swim Ways and Kristi G Co. recalled 5,200 chairs

02/17/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Virginia Beach, VA—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Kristi G Company, of Atlanta, and SwinWays Corp., of Virginia Beach have voluntarily recalled about 5,200 Kristi G Go & Grow Chair for fall hazards the product poses. The CPSC announced the recall on February 16, 2011.

The product recall was initiated after discovering that the chair can tip over, posing a fall hazard to the child sitting in the chair.

“The recalled product is a lightweight, polyester chair for children three months and older, up to 75 pounds. The chairs include a detachable sun canopy, detachable tray, three-point harness, and a polyester carry bag. There are holes in the seat to allow for standing. The chairs differ in color scheme only as follows: model 80325 is brown with blue polka dots, 80326 is brown with green polka dots and 80327 is brown with pink polka dots. The model number is located on the box,” reported the CPSC press release.

Consumers are advised to contact SwinWays Corp. for a full refund of the purchase price.

For further information concerning the product recall, consumers can contact SwimWays Corp. at (888) 559-4653 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit their website at www.kelsyus.com or www.swimways.com.

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