|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE |
May 29, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 739-4120
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores Recall Outdoor Benches Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Best Value Park Benches
Units: About 4,500
Distributor: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, of Hudson, Ohio
Hazard: The benches can become unstable and break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Best Value park benches with a green metal frame and wooden slats. The benches measure 50-inches long by 22-inches wide by 30-inches high.
Sold at: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft stores nationwide from January 2008 through March 2008 for about $30.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled park benches and return the product to the nearest Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Jo-Ann Stores toll-free at (888) 739-4120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.Consumers can also visit the firm’s Web site at www.joann.com