More than 280,000 patio chairs sold at Home Depot are being recalled because they can break during normal use and pose a fall hazard. Other recalled consumer products include defective paintball guns and power generators.
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DETAILS: Hampton Bay Fall River swivel dining and lounge chairs sold in either sets of two or as part of patio sets, which included accompanying patio tables. They were sold at Home Depot nationwide and online at homedepot.com from October 2012 through January 2015.
WHY: The base of the chair can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard.
INCIDENTS: 410 reports of the swivel chairs breaking, including 16 reports of injuries, primarily bruises and abrasions resulting from falls.
HOW MANY: About 265,000 in the U.S. and about 16,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Brown Jordan Services at 855-899-2127 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ET on Monday through Friday or visit www.bjsoutdoor.com and click on "Customer Care" and then "Recall Information" for more information.
DETAILS: Flos Skygarden halogen pendant light fixtures with models S1 and S2. The model number is printed on a label on the lightbulb socket. They were sold at Design Within Reach, Flos Project Sales, Lumens, and other lighting stores and online at Flos.com and ylighting.com from January 2008 through July 2016.
WHY: The dome on the light fixture can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 2,900
FOR MORE: Call Flos at 888-952-9541 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, send email to email@example.com or visit www.flos.com and click on "Skygarden Notice to Customers" for more information.
PORTABLE POWER GENERATORS
DETAILS: Kohler portable generator models PRO3.7, PRO3.7E, PRO5.2, PRO5.2E, and GEN5.0 with Spec Number PA-GEN50-3003. Only generators with serial number 4528733735 or lower, and a manufacture date prior to 06 2016, representing the months and year of manufacture, are included in this recall. Model numbers, serial numbers, spec number and manufacturing date codes are on a silver label placed on each generator on the lower black frame assemblies. They were sold at Kohler distributors and dealers from June 2014 through May 2016.
WHY: The generators have a wiring error, which can result in an electrical shock risk if an electrical device is plugged into the generator.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 7,000 in the U.S. and about 230 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Kohler Power Systems at 866-667-4835 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://power.kohler.com and click "Contact Us" on the upper-right side of the page.
PAINTBALL GUNS AND MARKERS
DETAILS: Shocker RSX paintball markers equipped with a blue main chamber. The Shocker RSX is an electropneumatic paintball marker which utilizes compressed air to fire .68 caliber gelatin encapsulated paintballs. Markers included in this recall have a blue main chamber. The blue main chamber has three large rectangular cut-outs on the main body and a ring of seven small perpendicular holes in the neck of the chamber. They were sold at paintball dealers and distributors nationwide and online at ShockerPaintball.com from May 2015 to August 2016. All Shocker RSX markers are subject to this recall and more details can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Shocker-Paintball-Recalls-Paintball-Markers/
WHY: The chamber part assembly can unexpectedly eject from the rear of the marker, posing a risk of impact injury to the user.
INCIDENTS: Eight reports of main chamber failures. In all cases the chamber assembly was ejected out the rear of the gun with force. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 5,200.
FOR MORE: Call Shocker Paintball at 866-253-2338 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.shockerpaintball.com and click on "Recall Notice" for more information.
WHISKEY GLASS AND STONE SETS
DETAILS: Dennis East International Whiskey Glass and Stone Sets, which include a 16-ounce clear glass, four gray chilling stones and a black cloth bag. The SKU number is SKU 30335. They were sold at Providence Creations, Javic Wholesale, Woot stores and online at Woot.com from May 2015 through July 2016.
WHY: The whiskey glass can spontaneously break during use, posing a laceration risk to consumers.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of the whiskey glass breaking. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,200 in the U.S. and 8 units in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Dennis East International at 800-430-5665 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.deidirect.com and click on "Product Recall Notice" at top of page for more information.
FENCE WIRE STRETCHERS
DETAILS: SpeeCo's fence wire stretchers, with or without a ratchet control, used for gripping and tightening any type of wire. The black stretcher has a rubber grip on the lever handle with SpeeCo and model S16111500, S161115TSC or S16112000 is printed on a label on the product packaging. They were sold at Ace and True Value hardware stores and other supply and farm ranch stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from April 2015 through August 2016.
WHY: A recoiling wire can be released from the stretcher unexpectedly and strike bystanders, posing a laceration hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of a recoiling wire releasing from the stretcher unexpectedly, which caused cuts, abrasions and scratches to the user.
HOW MANY: About 60,000 in the U.S. and about 1,800 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call SpeeCo at 855-271-7189 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.speeco.com and click on "Read More" under the recall notice for more information.
This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings