Consumer product recall

3i Corporation recalls allen & roth Safford Bar Chairs and Garden Treasures Lakeview Bar Chairs

Starting date:
January 31, 2017
Posting date:
January 31, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fall Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and 3i Corporation 

Affected products

allen & roth Safford bar chairs and Garden Treasures Lakeview bar chairs

Product description

The following are model numbers of the affected products involved in the recall:
Model Name Model Number Lowe's Item Number  Date Code
Garden Treasures Lakeview 777-C3 102851 n/a

allen + roth Safford




The chairs have a brown aluminum frame and a beige sling fabric cover. They are 121 cm tall, swivel 360 degrees, and have arm rests. The model number, Lowe’s item number and date code can be found on the packaging only.


Hazard identified

The bar stool base can break which could pose a fall hazard.

As of November 2016, the company has received 457 reports of the stool base breaking. The company has received no reports of injury in Canada, and 10 reports of injury, including scrapes, bruising, head injuries, and broken ribs, in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 1047 Garden Treasure Lakeview sets and approximately 1071 allen + roth Safford sets (4 chairs per set) were sold in Canada, exclusively at Lowe's.  A total of approximately 315,000 sets of both models were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected Lakeview chairs were sold from November 2008 to December 2010 and the affected Safford chairs were sold between December 2015 and August 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Lowe’s Companies Canada, ULC





3i Furniture (Shenzhen) Co Ltd

Shenzhen, Guangdong


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact 3i Corporation for a free revised replacement base and installation instructions.

Consumers may contact 3i Corporation toll-free at 866-267-7772 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.