Recall: Threshold Patio Benches
On 2017-02-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Threshold Patio Benches due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2016 for about $150 to $1000.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. threshold patio benches recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Outdoor Furniture category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The patio benches can collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Threshold Aluminum Top/Steel X Base patio benches that were sold both individually and as part of a six-piece dining set. The model number can be found on the front page of the product's assembly instructions or on the product's packaging.
|Name||Model Number||Bench Size|
|Threshold Aluminum Top/Steel X Base Bench||009-00-3894||56.875" (L) x 17.625" (W) x 18" (H)|
|Threshold Mayhew 6 piece Wicker Dining Set-Turquoise||009-00-2005||56.875" (L) x 17.625" (W) x 18" (H)|
|Threshold Mayhew 6 piece Wicker Dining Set-Seafoam||009-00-2006||56.875" (L) x 17.625" (W) x 18" (H)|
|Threshold Mayhew 6 piece Wicker Dining Set- Orange||009-00-2007||56.875" (L) x 17.625" (W) x 18" (H)|
|Threshold Mayhew 6 piece Wicker Dining Set- Green||009-00-2008||56.875" (L) x 17.625" (W) x 18" (H)|
|Threshold Mayhew 6 piece Wicker Dining Set- Navy||009-00-4568||56.875" (L) x 17.625" (W) x 18" (H)|
|Threshold Mayhew 6 piece Wicker Dining Set- Tan||009-00-4573||56.875" (L) x 17.625" (W) x 18" (H)|
Information on where these items sold new+: Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com from January 2016 through July 2016 for about $150 for the benches and $1,000 for the dining sets when sold with the benches.
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 immediately stop using the recalled patio benches and return them to any Target store for a full refund for the bench. The benches were sold individually and as part of a set. Purchasers can continue to use the other pieces of the set which, in addition to the bench, included a table and four chairs. Purchasers of individual benches will be refunded the purchase price. Purchasers of sets will be refunded the price of the individual bench.
Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, online at www.target.com and click on "Recalls" at the bottom of the page, then on "Patio/Garden" on for more information, or the "Product Recalls" tab on Target's Facebook page.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Target has received six reports of the patio benches collapsing, including one report of a knee injury.
+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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