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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm 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: Patio Bistro Sets

Units: About 16,400

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

Manufacturer: Midas Lin Company Ltd., of China

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.

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

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.

Sold exclusively at: Lowe’s stores nationwide from August 2011 through February 2012 for about $98 for the set.

Manufactured in: China

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.

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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