Recall: Milano Counter and Bar Stools
On 2006-08-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Milano Counter and Bar Stools due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2005 for about $40.00.
About 4,000 units are involved in this FDL bar stool recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Chairs, Stools & Benches category in 2006.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled stools can be unstable due to missing screws, loose screws or wrongly sized screws, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled stools have four legs, are made of wood, and have dark brown or black seats. The counter stool is 24 inches tall and the bar stool is 30 inches tall. The stools have item numbers 202448 and 118136, which can be found on the packaging material.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's stores nationwide from October 28, 2005 through May 23, 2006 for about $40.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the stools immediately, look for missing or loose screws, and if the stools are unstable consumers should return them to any Lowe's store to receive a full refund.
For more information, contact Lowe's stores toll-free at (866)284-9160 anytime, or visit www.lowes.com, the Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. Web site.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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