The company has received 457 reports of the bar stool base breaking, resulting in ten reports of injury
3i has issued a recall of 315,000 bar chairs sold at Lowe's Home Improvement stores. The legs of the affected chairs can become detached from the center post at the weld, posing a fall hazard to the user.
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.
The recalled bar chairs were sold at Lowe's Home Improvement stores nationwide and online from November 2008 to August 2016 for about $700 for the set.
To date, the company has received 457 reports of the bar stool base breaking, resulting in ten reports of injury including head injuries, broken ribs, bruising, and scrapes.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact 3i Corporation for a free replacement base and a repair kit.
Consumers with any additional questions or concerns about this recall contact 3i Corporation at (866) 267-7772.