Cheyenne Products is recalling about 795,000 Mainstay folding chairs and barstools. If you purchased one of these chairs or stools between January 2014 and April 2021, it might fall under this recall. According to a recall alert published by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the weld that connects the seat bottom to the chair legs can break, posing a fall risk.

Male construction worker building a wooden deck frame for a resideential terrace deck

Sticker shock. If you had planned to build a new backyard deck this summer, you — like many Americans — are probably feeling it. High lumber costs equate to higher prices for almost every product made out of wood, including decking. According to Consumer Reports, more than half of all decks built in the U.S. are made of wood.  

The TJX Companies Inc., of Framingham, Mass., is recalling about 92,000 folding chairs due to an injury hazard. According to a May 5 recall alert from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Vietnam-made TJX outdoor wooden folding chairs could break, causing the user to fall. TJX has received 18 reports of the chairs breaking or collapsing — 15 of which resulted in falls that caused minor injuries, including neck injuries and cuts.

Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc., of Mebane, N.C., is recalling more than a quarter-million Kidde TruSense-brand smoke alarms and combination smoke-carbon monoxide alarms. The roughly 226,000 devices included in the May 6 recall alert have a defect that could result in failure to alert households to a fire. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, no incidents or injuries have been reported.

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