Product Safety Recalls
September 30, 2016

Walmart Recalls Tripod Stools Due to Potential Fall Hazard

walmart recalls tripod chairMahco Inc. is recalling approximately 2,600 of its tripod stools due to concerns that the plastic collar that connects the legs can break, posing a falling hazard. The stools are made in China by Mahco Inc. of Bentonville, Arkansas, and have three steel legs and a REALTREE logo camouflage polyester fabric seat. They were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at from June 2016 through August 2016 for about $6. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stools and return them to Walmart for a full refund.

The steel legs have plastic caps on both ends and a round plastic hub that connects the three legs. The stools measure about 17 inches high by 13 inches wide. There is a black polyester carry strap attached to the bottom of the stool seat. Mahco Inc. is printed on an orange and black hang tag attached to the stools.