Recall: High-Leg Recliner Chairs Recalled by Lane Furniture Industries Inc.
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CPSC, Lane Furniture Industries Inc. Announce Recall of High-Leg Recliner Chairs WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: High-Leg Recliner Chairs
Manufacturer: Lane Furniture Industries Inc., of Tupelo, Miss.
Hazard: A mechanism in the footrest can create a pinch point that can cause injury if consumers open or recline the chair by reaching underneath the footrest.
Incidents/Injuries: Lane has received 18 reports of incidents involving the recliner chairs, including lacerations, cut fingernails and three reports of broken bones.
Description: The recall includes three-position, high-leg recliner chairs that have a five-digit style number beginning with 026 or 027 and a shipping date prior to May 2002. The style number and shipping date can be found on a small label located either underneath the footrest or under the chair itself. High-leg recliner chairs measure 7 inches to 9 inches from the floor.
Sold at: Furniture stores nationwide from December 1989 through April 2002 for between $500 and $1,200.
Manufactured in: U.S.A.
Remedy: Contact Lane Furniture Industries to receive a repair kit.
Consumer Contact: Lane Furniture Industries at (662) 566-3728 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site www.lanefurniture.com
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