Recall: Chairs and Converters Recalled by Boston Warehouse & Coast Electronics Supply

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Yolanda Fultz-Morris
April 4, 2000 (301) 504-7066
Release # 00-090

CPSC, Firms Announce Recalls of Chairs and Converters

This press release consists of two recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.

  • Chairs - Boston Warehouse Trading Corp., of Norwood, Mass., is recalling about 1,800 folding wooden chairs. The recall involves the B.W. Home brand folding chairs made of white wood with a rush seat. The chair measures 15.75 inches wide, 18.25 inches deep, and 35 inches high. The seat is 18 inches high. There is a "bw HOME" sticker and a "MADE IN TAIWAN" sticker on the seat's frame. A hang tag identified the chair as "Lilla", model number 00222, but neither "Lilla" nor the model are on the chair. Specialty gift, department and furniture stores nationwide sold the chairs from January 1999 through January 2000 for about $150.

  • AC Converters - Coast Electronics Supply, of Cerritos, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 18,000 AC converters that are used to convert overseas consumer products that run on 220 volts to American household current at 110 volts and vice-versa. The converter is available in nine different watts varying from 100 watts to 3000 watts. It is labeled in part, "UP/DOWN AC-CONVERTER...220V...110V...TAIWAN." Small electronic stores in California, Colorado, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas sold the product for $25 to $30.