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Mysterious Skin Allergy Affects French Armchair Buyers

Eczema or DermatitisEven sitting down in a chair can potentially cause an allergy as buyers of armchairs made in China found out.

Agence-France Press is reporting that the Chinese manufacturer of the affected armchairs has seen numerous complaints directed toward a retailer, Conforama, in France where consumers bought the chairs. Buyers are complaining that they are having a possible skin allergy which manifests itself as a bad case of eczema (also known as “dermatitis” according to Wikipedia).

According to the French paper, Le Parisien, about a dozen people have been hospitalized thus far, there have been 400 customers seeking damages and 800 people want a refund.

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