Recall for Moms

Product Recall Information for Moms

NEWS from

Health Canada Seal

U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission
Health Canada

May 14, 2009
Release # 09-220
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 236-5683
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Folding Toy Beach Chairs Recalled by Build-A-Bear Workshop Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Units:

Importer: Build-A-Bear Workshop®, of St. Louis, Mo.

Hazard: This toy chair legs can bruise, pinch or cut fingers if caught while folding.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been eight injuries reported.

Description: This recall involves a wood frame, canvas seat, toy beach chair for stuffed animals. Some styles include an attached pillow. The toy chairs are blue (style #'s 002281, 004463, 009907, 011565, 102281, 109907, 111565), red (style #'s 007391, 011566, 107391, 111566), fuchsia/white stripe (style #'s 013226, 113226), Orange/white stripe (style #'s 013227, 113227).

Sold by: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide and online at from March 2001 through October 2008 for about $8 in the US and from March 2003 through October 2008 in for about $10 in Canada.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the toy beach chair to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive an $8 USD/$10 CDN store coupon. If it is not possible to return the toy chair to a store, you can contact the company for alternate instructions on receiving a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact the Build-A-Bear Workshop toll-free at (866) 236-5683 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT, Saturday 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT, or visit the company's Web site at (PDF)

Note: Health Canada's press release can be seen at

Picture of Recalled Toy Beach Chair
Without pillow
Blue, lime, fuchsia
Picture of Recalled Toy Beach Chair
With pillow
Fuchsia, red, pink
Picture of Recalled Toy Beach Chair
Stripe design
Fuchsia/white stripe
Orange/white stripe

Picture of Recalled Toy Beach Chair with stuffed toy
Toy chair with stuffed animal

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