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plastic, free-standing storage shelving unit
Furniture, Furnishings & Decorations
Storage & Organization
Cabinets, Racks, Room Dividers and Shelves, Nec (4056)
LF, LLC    
Blue Hawk (sold at Lowes)
Blue Hawk 0339946
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Lowes
Unspecified
11/14/2014 This date is an estimate
My concern is with free standing storage shelving (plastic).

No injury has occurred, but the concern is similar to the problems with flat screen tvs, bookcases and dressers that have caused many injuries in the past.

I believe that this product should be recalled and any future manufacturing of these particular shelving units be done with the original material specified to return these to the original structurally sound formula.

The shelving was originally rated at a capacity of 150 lbs per shelf, but since they changed the formula to a softer plastic the rating is apparently wrong. Loads of 25 lbs to 45 lbs per shelf cause the shelf to fail or cause the posts to tilt to the point of collapse.
11/14/2014
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
My Spouse
Male
69 years
Yes
No
No
I contacted Lowes - no response as of 3 Nov
Yes
N/A
File NameDescription
Shelf A.JPG shelf photo A
Shelf B.JPG Shelf photo B
Shelf C.JPG Shelf photo C
Shelf D.JPG Shelf photo D
Shelf E.JPG Shelf photo E
Lowes shelving second_Redacted.pdf Shelving details

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