Children’s Chairs Recalled for Fall Hazard

Kristi G Company, of Atlanta, Georgia and SwimWays Corporation, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, just issued a Product Recall for 5,200 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Kristi G Go & Grow Chairs because the chair can tip over, posing a fall hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. SwimWays Corp. has received eight reports of the Defective Product tipping over. In two of the reports, children received scrapes on the face and hands.

The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using recalled products immediately and notes that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The Kristi G Go & Grow Chair is a lightweight, polyester chair for children three months and older, up to 75 pounds.

The chairs include a detachable sun canopy, detachable tray, three-point harness, and a polyester carry bag. There are holes in the seat to allow for standing. The chairs differ in color scheme only as follows: Model 80325 is brown with blue polka dots, 80326 is brown with green polka dots, and 80327 is brown with pink polka dots. The model number is located on the box.

The recalled Kristi G Go & Grow Chairs, which were manufactured in China, were sold online via national mass merchandisers and retailers from March 2010 to January 2011 for $34.99 to $89.99.

The CPSC is advising consumers to contact SwimWays Corp. to receive reimbursement of the purchase price. SwimWays Corp. can be reached, toll-free, at 1.888.559.4653 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at its website at www.kelsyus.com or www.swimways.com.

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