Target Recalls Threshold Patio Benches Due to Fall Hazard

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

Target Recalls Threshold Patio Benches Due to Fall Hazard
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February 14, 2017

Target has announced a recall of approximately 1,300 threshold patio benches. The patio benches can collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

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.

To view the complete list including the name, model number, and bench size of all recalled threshold patio benches, click here.

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

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.

The recalled patio benches were sold at Target stores nationwide and online from January 2016 through July 2016 for about $150 for the benches and $1,000 for the dining sets when sold with the benches.

Consumers with any additional questions or concerns can contact Target at (800) 440-0680.