The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Hazard: Children can unzip the zipper, crawl inside the bean bag chairs, get trapped and suffocate or choke on the chair’s foam beads.
Incidents: A 13-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl died after suffocating from lack of air and inhaling the chair’s foam beads. Both children were found inside the chairs.
Description: The recalled bean bag chairs have two zippers and were sold in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors and fabrics. They include round or L-shaped, vinyl or fabric, and are filled with polystyrene foam beads.
Sold at: Bon-Ton, Meijer, Pamida, School Specialty, Wayfair and Walmart stores and online at Amazon.com, Meijer.com and Walmart.com before July 2013 for $30 to $100.
Remedy: Check the bean bag chairs for any zippers that can open. If zippers can open, stop using chair and contact the company for repair kit.
Contact: Call Ace Bayou at 855-751-8151 or visit www.acebayou.com.