GCI Outdoor Stadium Seat Recall [US]

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US/Washington: GCI Outdoor Stadium Seat Recall [US]GCI Outdoor recalls approximately 6,000 Stadium Seats due to injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/FW1sW

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/GCI-Outdoor-Recalls-to-Repair-Stadium-Seats/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves GCI Outdoor BleacherBack Stadium Seats.

The recalled Seats are made of a powder-coated steel frame, a stitched fabric backrest and a fabric-covered padded bottom. The backrest has a mesh pocket on the back side. The Seat bottom has a strap that runs from one side through two D rings on the upper part of the backrest and back down to the other side. The strap has a yellow buckle.

The backrest and Seat bottoms were sold in the colors black, green, maroon, navy blue, red and royal blue. When open, the seats measure 16 inches wide by 12 inches deep by 17.5 inches high. The backrest folds forward to a height of 4 inches.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

Recalled Stadium Seats have the following purchase order (PO) numbers:

41223, 41269, 41273, 41332, 41348, 41367, 41371, 41371, 41379, 41380, 41390, 41401, 41515, 41520, 41537, 41538, 41539, 41540, 41541, 41542, 41627, 41628, 41629, 41630, 41631, 41632, 41633, 41634, 41635, 41636, 41639, 41640, 41641, 41642, 41643, 41644, 41645, 41646, 41647, 41648, 41649, 41668, 41715, 41716, 41717 and 41718.

The PO number is printed on a small white tag under the product information label sewn onto the back of the Seat inside the pocket.

According to the CPSC, the backrest of the Stadium Seat can fail, posing a risk of injury. GCI Outdoor has received a report of one incident where backrest support failed and the consumer fell to the ground from the top of a 4-foot tall bleacher and suffered neck and back injuries.

If you believe you have purchased the recalled Stadium Seat, please stop using them immediately and contact GCI Outdoor for a free strap repair kit that includes installation instructions, an additional safety strap and a new warning sticker.

The Stadium Seats were sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Sports Authority and other sporting goods retailers US nationwide and online at GCIoutdoor.com and other online retailers from January 2013 to August 2014.


Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-046
Recalls Direct RIN: 4550-2014
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