Consumer product recall

AmazonBasics School Classroom Stack Chairs recalled due to fall hazard

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Summary

Product
AmazonBasics School Classroom Stack Chairs
Issue
Consumer products - Fall hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Amazon for instructions on how to dispose of the chairs for a full refund. Amazon is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Affected products

This recall involves AmazonBasics School Classroom Stack Chairs. The chairs are made of durable plastic and have chrome-plated metal legs. They are stackable and were sold as a set of six chairs in pink, lime green, yellow, blue, purple, and/or red colours. They measure 43 cm (17 inches) long x 38 cm (15 inches) wide x 66 cm (26 inches) high. The chairs are recommended for ages three to six years old and for a weight of up to 190 pounds.

Issue

The weld on the chair's frame can fail, posing a fall hazard.

As of April 25, 2022, the company has received 1 report of a chair breaking in Canada, with no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Amazon for instructions on how to dispose of the chairs for a full refund. Amazon is contacting all known purchasers directly.

For more information, consumers can contact Amazon toll-free at 877-882-0606 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number sold

The company reported that 1,066 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold in Canada from April 2019 to January 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date: 2022-04-29
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Household items
Companies

Importer

Amazon.com.ca, Inc.

Toronto, Ontario

Canada

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64121