The following products and vehicles were recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unless otherwise indicated, discontinue use of the products immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information about the products, call the manufacturer or CPSC's toll-free hotline, 800-638-2772. Only some cars or trucks recalled are affected. Contact a dealer for your model to see if it is included in the recall. The dealer will tell you what to do.
Product • Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chairs, sold at W.S. Badcock, Value City Furniture, Nebraska Furniture Mart and online at www.groupon.com from June 2012 to February 2013 for about $100.
Problem • Chairs without a permanent zipper closure allow young children to unzip, ingest or inhale the small beads inside the bag, posing a suffocation and strangulation hazard. Consumers should immediately take the Anywhere Lounger away from children, inspect the chair to see if the exterior zipper can be opened and, if so, contact Powell Co. to receive a free Safety Enhancement Repair Kit. For information, contact Powell Co. at (800) 622-4456 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, or online at www.powellcompany.com and click on Anywhere Lounger Safety Enhancement Kit.