Solar Umbrellas Could Collapse On You

By WBNG News

Solar Umbrellas Could Collapse On You

August 3, 2010 Updated Aug 3, 2010 at 10:45 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Bed Bath & Beyond has recalled about 7,600 Solar Lighted Cantilever Umbrellas.

A plastic connector which attaches to the arm of the umbrella can break, causing the umbrella to collapse. This poses a risk of injury to the user.

Bed Bath & Beyond has received 21 reports of units collapsing.

People complained of bruises, abrasions and nausea.

The recalled product is a 13-foot Solar Lighted Cantilever Umbrella.

The umbrella has tan or chocolate colored material, lights and a black supporting pole.

The UPC numbers are 444444550439 (tan) and 444444583963 (chocolate) and can be found on the product packaging.

The model numbers are 8070C-S and 8070C-L and can be found on the assembly and operating instruction that were enclosed with the product packaging.

They were sold exclusively at Bed Bath & Beyond stores and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com and www.bedbathandbeyond.ca from February 2010 through June 2010 for about $300.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to any Bed Bath & Beyond location for a full refund.

For additional information, contact Bed Bath & Beyond toll-free at (800) 462-3966, 24 hours a day, seven days a week or visit the firm's website at www.bedbathandbeyond.com and www.bedbathandbeyond.ca

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