Bar Chairs Sold at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard; Made by 3i Corporation

Name of product:
Bar chairs

Hazard:
The legs can become detached from the center post at the weld, posing a fall hazard.

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.

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact 3i Corporation for a free replacement base and a repair kit.

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.

Manufacturer(s):
3i Corporation, of Hong Kong

Importer(s):
L G Sourcing, Inc., of Wilkesboro, N.C.

Manufactured In:
China

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