West Marine Products Incorporated has announced a voluntary recall for more than one thousand of its folding chairs due to the possibility of collapse. The voluntary recall was issued at the request of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission due to a discrepancy between the chair’s stated maximum allowable weight and the amount of weight the chair is actually able to bear. An estimated 1,200 West Marine Deck Chairs have been recalled after the company, received several consumer complaints reporting that the chairs unexpectedly collapsed under users weighing less than the stated maximum capacity. West Marine Products Incorporated, headquartered in Watsonville, California distributed these chairs through retail outlets across the United States and through the company’s website from February to March of 2012. The chair, manufactured in China has a blue and gray nylon fabric covered seat and backs with metal legs and light-colored wood armrests and plastic feet on the corners of each leg. A paper label imprinted with the model/stock keeping unit number of 13110341 is affixed to the chair’s frame.The company urges consumers in possession of the affected products to stop using their folding deck chairs immediately. Customers may call West Marine to return these chairs for a full refund or store credit. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is currently still interested in hearing consumer complaints related to this product. Reselling a recalled product is prohibited under United States law.