A number of Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chairs have been recalled due to a defect that allows children to unzip the chair and release the small beads inside, which pose strangulation and suffocations hazards, reportsAnywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chairs recalled PRNewswire.com.
Around 6,300 of the bean bag chairs, manufactured in China and sold at Nebraska Furniture Mart, Value City Furniture, W.D.Badcock, and other furniture stores across the U.S. and online at www.Groupon.com, have been recalled because of a defect in which the bean bag does not have a permanent zipper closure, allowing young children to expose the bag’s beads, which pose the risk of strangulation and suffocation. The chairs were sold between June 2012 and February 2013 for around $100.
The recalled Anywhere Lounger bean bag chairs are made from 100 percent polyester or cotton and are about 51 inches high and 43 inches wide. For complete product details, click here.
So far there have been no reports of injuries connected to the product defect, but those consumers who own an Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chair are instructed to immediately remove the chair from children’s use and check to see if there is a zipper on the exterior of the bag that can be opened. If so, contact Powell Company at (800) 622-4456 or at www.powellcompany.com for a free Safety Enhancement Repair Kit.
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