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Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 455-7677
Importer: Ross Stores Inc., of Pleasanton, Calif.
Hazard: The side supports on these chairs can splinter when weight is placed on them, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Ross Stores has received one report of a consumer who suffered shoulder pain after her chair collapsed.
Description: The folding wooden patio chairs are made of eucalyptus. SKU 400037791757 and manufacturer style number KTOC-1638-ROS are printed on a hangtag attached to the chair.
Sold at: Ross Stores nationwide in February 2009 for about $50.
Manufactured in: Vietnam
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these chairs immediately and return them to any Ross Store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ross Stores at (877) 455-7677 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.rossstores.com