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Comfort Research Recalls Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs Due to Risk of Entrapment, Suffocation

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Recall Date: December 19, 2014

Recall Number: 15-053

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Bean Bag Chairs

Hazard: The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Comfort Research toll-free at (844) 578-8933 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.comfortresearch.com and click on the Product Recall link for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 125,000

Description: This recall involves vinyl polystyrene-filled bean bag chairs with a single zipper on the exterior cover. The round vinyl bean bag chairs measure 88 and 98 inches in diameter. Colors and patterns included in the recall are black, hot pink, lime, purple, royal blue, ruby red, and baseball, basketball, football and soccer ball. A tag sewn into bean bag chair’s cover seam reads “Made By Comfort Research” and “100% Polystyrene.”

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled bean bag chairs from children and check them for zippers that can be opened. Consumers can contact Comfort Research for instructions to permanently disable the zipper.

Sold at: Burlington Coat Factory, Kroger, Meijer and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Bean Bag Company, Groupon, Kohls, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, Wayfair and other online retailers between January 2010 and October 2013 for between $30 and $40.

Manufacturer: Comfort Research, LLC, of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Manufactured in: U.S. and China

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