TJX Recalls Foldable Lounge Chairs Due to Risk of Injury; Sold at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Stores

This recall involves T.J. Maxx and Marshalls foldable weatherproof lounge chairs.  The chairs are made of an acacia wood frame and striped fabric in two styles:  a natural oiled wood frame with red and white stripe fabric or a white gloss frame with blue and white stripe fabric. The chairs measure about 30 inches high by 42 inches long when unfolded.  The style number is printed on the hang tag attached to the chair.  “MADE IN VIETNAM” is printed on a label on the bottom of the chair frames.  The following chairs are being recalled: 

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The chairs can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall and injury hazard.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    TJX has received 15 reports of injuries from collapsing chairs. Injuries included back and tailbone injuries, one report of a fractured finger, three reports of stitches to fingers and reports of cut, bruised or swollen fingers.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled foldable chairs and return them to any T.J. Maxx or Marshalls store for a full refund.
  • Sold At
    T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores nationwide during March 2016 for about $40. 
 
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