Costco Recalls Canopy Tent Over Fire Risk Fears

costcoCostco recalled about 19,000 Active Leisure folding canopy tents because they don't meet flammability claims on the label, creating a fire hazard, the company said.

The retailer recalled the tents in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall was announced by Costco. So far, no one has reported any incidents with the tents, which were sold exclusively at Costco stores nationwide from January 2011 through February 2011 for about $190.Made by Active Leisure Inc. of Yinzhou, Ningbo, China, the recalled tents are 10-foot by 10-foot folding canopy tents with a metal frame covered in white fabric. The item number 544803 is printed on the tent package near the bar code.

Costco said consumers shouldn't use the tent, but return it for a refund. Consumers with questions can call Active Leisure at (877) 730-1583 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

In December Target recalled Circo Children's Space Camp Combo Packs because the tent floor failed a flammability test.
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