Patio Bistro Sets Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard; Made by Midas Lin Co.

If the support bar on the sets' folding chairs is not fully engaged, the chair can collapse. Consumers have reported minor injuries from falls from chairs.

Recall date: August 02, 2012
Recall number: 12241

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Patio Bistro Sets

Hazard:

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.

Consumer Contact:

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

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Recall Details

Units

About 16,400

Description

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.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received thirteen reports of consumers who fell from partially opened chairs, resulting in reports of back injuries, contusions and scrapes.

Remedy

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.

Sold exclusively at

Lowe's stores nationwide from August 2011 through February 2012 for about $98 for the set.

Manufacturer(s)

Midas Lin Company Ltd., of China

Importer(s)

L G Sourcing, Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C.

Manufactured in

China