November 13, 2012

Rec-Out Recalls Columbus Camping Chairs

Name of Product: Folding Camping Chairs

Units: About 227

Importer: Rec-Out LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufacturer: Beststar Tourist Products Co., Ltd., of China.

Hazard: Chairs were found to contain a variety of molds that could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.

Description: This recall involves Basin model Columbus™ folding camping chairs, identified with style # CC3009-N on a label attached to the side of the seat. They are blue, foam-padded, polyester chairs with a cushioned seat and back. The chairs have adjustable side straps and two additional straps used as handles to carry the chair when folded. "Columbus" appears on the outer side of the back of the seat, above a mesh pocket.

Sold exclusively at: Big 5 Sporting Goods stores from April 2012 through October 2012 for about $15.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any Big 5 Sporting Goods location for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Rec-Out; toll-free at (888) 885-9129, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at customerservice@rec-out.com