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Sears Canada Inc. recalls Bean Bag Chairs
- Starting date:
- January 28, 2015
- Posting date:
- January 28, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs
This recall involves polystyrene-filled vinyl bean bag chairs that have a single zipper on the exterior cover. The round vinyl bean bag chairs measure 88" in diameter and were sold in purple, black, pink, royal blue, and red. A tag sewn into the bean bag chair's cover seam reads “Made By Comfort Research” and “100% Polystyrene.”
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The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair's foam beads.
Neither Health Canada nor Sears Canada Inc. has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these bean bag chairs.
Approximately 346 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada, online through Sears.ca.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from March 2010 to March 2012.
Place of origin
Manufactured in United States and China.
Comfort Research, LLC
Sears Canada Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take the recalled bean bag chairs away from children and check if the zippers can be opened.
Consumers can contact Comfort Research for instructions to permanently disable the zipper. Contact Comfort Research toll-free at 1-844-578-8933 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or at Comfort Research's website and click on the Product Recall link for more information.
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.