Outdoor Lounge Chairs Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 9, 2007
Release #07-266

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 493-6560
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Outdoor Lounge Chairs Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Garden Treasures Cloud 9 Beyond Chairs

Units: About 6,000

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

Manufacturer: Taizhou Yongjiang Arts and Crafts Collective Ltd., of China

Hazard: The chair can break when in the reclined position, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: L G Sourcing, Inc. has received seven reports of the chairs breaking when in the reclined position, resulting in minor injuries such as bruising to the back, hips, shoulders, arms and a torn ligament.

Description: This recall involves the Garden Treasures Cloud 9 Beyond outdoor lounge chairs. The chairs are tan in color, have a light steel frame, cloth seat, a pillow at the headrest and an adjustable sun visor.

Sold at: Lowe's retail outlet stores nationwide from December 2006 through April 2007 for about $60.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the chairs immediately and return them to any Lowe's retail outlet to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact L G Sourcing, Inc. toll-free at (866) 493-6560 anytime, or visit www.lowes.com

 

Picture of Recalled Chair