Recall: Bar chairs
On 2017-01-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bar chairs due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2008 for about $700.
About 300,000 units are involved in this L G Sourcing, Inc., of Wilkesboro, N.C. bar chairs recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Chairs, Stools & Benches category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The legs can become detached from the center post at the weld, posing a fall hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves allen + roth brand Safford model and Garden Treasures brand Lakeview model bar chairs sold in sets of four. The chairs have a brown, aluminum frame and a beige sling fabric cover. The 4-foot-tall chairs swivel 360 degrees and have arm rests on each side of the chair.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's stores nationwide and online at www.lowes.com from November 2008 to August 2016 for about $700 for the set.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact 3i Corporation for a free replacement base and a repair kit.
3i Corporation toll-free at 866-267-7772 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lakeview-safford.com.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 457 reports of the bar stool base breaking, resulting in ten reports of injury including head injuries, broken ribs, bruising and scrapes.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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