Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Powell Company Recalls Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chairs

Powel Company is recalling 6,300 of its Anywhere Longer bean bag chairs due to a suffocation and strangulation hazard.

Powell Company Recalls Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chairs

Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag chairs without a permanent zipper closure allow young children to unzip, ingest or inhale the small beads inside of the bean bag chair, posing a suffocation and strangulation hazard.
Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag chairs without a permanent zipper closure allow young children to unzip, ingest or inhale the small beads inside of the bean bag chair, posing a suffocation and strangulation hazard.

Powel Company is recalling 6,300 of its Anywhere Longer bean bag chairs because they do not have a permanent zipper closure. This allows young children to unzip, ingest or inhale the small beads inside of the bean bag chair, posing a suffocation and strangulation hazard. No injuries have been reported.

Find out more information about the recall at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Website.


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