Recall Issued for Comfort Research Bean Bag Chairs with Functioning Zippers
About 125,000 bean bag chairs sold at retailers nationwide have been recalled.
Although no incidents have been reported relating to this recall, children have been known to open the zippers and crawl inside the chairs. These child can then become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.
The recall affects vinyl polystyrene-filled bean bag chairs with a single zipper on the exterior cover. They came in a variety of colors and patterns, including, 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.'
They were sold in stores and online nationwide at Burlington Coat Factory, Kroger, Meijer, Amazon, Bean Bag Company, Groupon, Kohls, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, Wayfair between January 2010 and October 2013 for between $30 and $40.
Parents and caregivers 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 on how to permanently disable the zipper.
Comfort Research can be contacted at (844) 578-8933.