April 5, 2012
Name of Product: Folding Chairs
Units: About 10,000 in the United States and 100 in Canada
Importer: West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.
Hazard: The chairs can collapse during normal use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves West Elm solid wood and fully assembled folding chairs sold in white, red or chocolate. The chairs were sold individually and in sets of two and four. An unfolded chair measures 17-inches wide by 19-inches deep by 31-inches high. A sticker on the underside of the seat reads "West Elm."
Sold exclusively at: West Elm stores nationwide, the West Elm catalog and website from September 2011 to January 2012 for between $20 and $40.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact West Elm for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact West Elm toll-free at (855) 262-9744 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET daily, or visit the firm's website at www.westelm.com