Walmart Recalls Card Table Product Due to Health Hazards

The retailer Walmart has recalled a range of their card table because it has resulted in finger amputation and fall hazards, Oregon Live reports.

Approximately 73,400 Mainstays card table sets with black padded metal folding table and four black padded metal folding chairs have been recalled by Walmart. The product was made by Dongguan Shin Din Metal & Plastic Products Co. and was manufactured in China and Taiwan by Heshan Camis Industrial Co Ltd., of Guangdong, China.

One of the biggest hazards brought about by the product has to do with the fact that the chairs collapse unexpectedly, posing a possible fall hazard as well as a risk of finger injury or even amputation. As of late, Walmart has already received ten reports of injuries from the collapsing chairs. The reports include one case of finger amputation, three fingertip amputation, sprained or fractured fingers as well as a sore back. The product has been sold at Walmart from May to November of last year and costs about $50.

The company suggests the immediate return of the product to their store and encourages customers to stop using it from now on. They are also suggesting that all customers should look at the label of their chairs to see whether or not it is the same product that is included in their recall. The label can be found on the bottom of the chairs. Those who will be returning the product to the store will receive a refund.  

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