WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recall Summary
Name of Product Bar chairs
Hazard: The legs can become detached from the center post at the weld, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact 3i Corporation for a free replacement base and a repair kit.
Consumer Contact: 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.
Units: About 315,000 (in addition, about 2,100 were sold in Canada)
Description: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: 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.
Sold exclusively at: Lowe's stores nationwide and online at www.lowes.com from November 2008 to August 2016 for about $700 for the set.
Importer: L G Sourcing, Inc., of Wilkesboro, N.C.
Manufacturer: 3i Corporation, of Hong Kong
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/62020r-eng.php
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission