NEMO Recalls Stargaze Recliner Sold at REI

NEMO Equipment, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced a recall of about 15,500 Stargazer Recliner chairs due to a potential failure of the straps on the chair, which can pose a fall hazard. The impacted chairs were sold exclusively at REI from October 2017 through December 2017 for between $180 to $220. Following is from the official release from the CPSC.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Stargaze Recliner chairs

Hazard:  The straps on the chair seats can fail, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact NEMO Equipment for a free replacement chair.

Consumer Contact:

NEMO Equipment at 800-997-9301 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email at or online at and click on Recall Safety Information for more details or www.nemoequipment/stargaze-recall. 

Recall Details

Units: About 15,500

This recall involves the Stargaze Recliner, Stargaze Recliner Low, and Stargaze Recliner Luxury lifestyle camping chairs. These portable swinging and reclining outdoor chairs have an aluminum frame and black and gray monofilament mesh seat, and weigh between five and seven pounds. They were sold in four colors: birch leaf green, graphite, verdigris (teal) and Sedona (red). They come in a black, padded carrying case, and are used as a portable seat for camping and outdoor activities. The model name is printed on the pocket on the inside right side of the seat. The NEMO name and logo is attached to the back of the seat as a stitched logo.

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Recalled Stargazer buckle (left) and the new, updated Stargazer buckle.

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received one report of a chair breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At: REI from October 2017 through December 2017 for between $180 to $220.

Importer: NEMO Equipment of Dover, N.H.

Distributor: NEMO Equipment of Dover, N.H.

Manufacturer: NEMO Equipment of Dover, N.H.

Manufactured in: China