Recall: Garden Treasures Patio Bistro Sets
On 2012-08-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Garden Treasures Patio Bistro Sets due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2011 for about $98.
About 20,000 units are involved in this LG Sourcing bistro set 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 3rd recall of products in the Outdoor Furniture category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 556-0886
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What is the problem?
When the chair support bar is not fully engaged, the chair poses a fall hazard to a consumer who sits in the partially engaged chair.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves folding chairs sold with three-piece patio bistro sets. Each set contains two folding chairs and a folding table. The chairs have a black steel frame and dark stained wooden seats and backs. Model #S658-01, item # 0355053 and "Garden Treasures" is printed on the cover of the instruction manual sold with the patio bistro sets.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's stores nationwide from August 2011 through February 2012 for about $98 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 Midas Lin for a new set of warning labels and supplemental instructions for the chairs. Do not return the product to the store.
For additional information, please contact Midas Lin toll-free at (877)556-0886 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit their website at www.cobernbistroset.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received thirteen reports of consumers who fell from partially opened chairs, resulting in reports of back injuries, contusions 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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