Name of product:
Threshold patio benches
Hazard:

The patio benches can collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
February 13, 2017
Units:
About 1,300
Consumer Contact:

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.

Recall Details

Description:

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)

 
 
Remedy:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

Target has received six reports of the patio benches collapsing, including one report of a knee injury.

Sold At:

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.

Importer(s):

Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. 

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
17-087