Recall: Herrington Swivel Rocker
On 2006-06-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Herrington Swivel Rocker due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2005 for about $420.00.
About 1,000 units are involved in this LG Sourcing rocker 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 2006.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled swivel rockers can be assembled incorrectly, causing them to break at the base or tip over backward easily. This poses a fall hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The rocker is part of the Herrington collection of patio furniture. The rocker is dark brown with a brown cloth seat, has a swivel base and a cut out pattern on the metal backrest. The item number, 119178, is printed on the rocker's packaging and on the assembly instructions. The rocker came in two sections, a base and a seat, and customers were required to bolt the seat to the base.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's stores nationwide from October 2005 through February 2006 for about $420 for a set of two rockers.
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 recalled rockers immediately and return them to any Lowe's store for a full refund.
For more information, contact Lowe's stores toll-free at (866)259-8170 anytime, or visit www.lowes.com, the Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. Web site.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
LG Sourcing received nine reports of injuries including bruises and abrasions when the rocker broke or tipped over. One individual reported having a slight concussion. All of the reported injuries involved display models at Lowe's stores.
+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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