American Signature Recalls Hayward Push Back Chairs Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture Stores

The reclining arm chair can tip over backwards when used in its fully reclined position.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: January 17, 2013
Recall number: 13-719
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  • Hayward Push Back Chair – Brown (Item  #HGB-805-1)

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    Hayward Push Back Chair – Brown (Item #HGB-805-1)

  • Hayward Push Back Chair – Black (Item  #HGB-805-2)

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    Hayward Push Back Chair – Black (Item #HGB-805-2)

  • The Hayward Push Back Chair model number is found on the upper right-hand side of the product label attached to the bottom side of the chair’s footrest.

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    The Hayward Push Back Chair model number is found on the upper right-hand side of the product label attached to the bottom side of the chair’s footrest.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Reclining Chair

Hazard:

The chair can tip over backwards when used in its fully reclined position, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

American Signature Inc.; at (800) 743-4577, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.vcf.com or www.asfurniture.com, then click on Safety Recalls.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 2,158

Description

The recalled chairs are Hayward Push Back reclining arm chairs. They are 38 inches high and covered in brown or black faux leather fabric with double-needle baseball stitching. The brown chair is item number HGB-805-1. The black chair is item number HGB-805-2. The item number is on the upper right-hand side of the product tag attached to the bottom side of the chair’s footrest.

Incidents/Injuries

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact American Signature to receive free replacement legs. Consumers may also return the chairs for a store credit equal to the full price of the chair. American Signature is contacting its customers directly.

Sold exclusively at

Value City Furniture stores and American Signature Furniture stores from June 2012 to August 2012 for about $150.

Importer

American Signature Inc., of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured in

China

  • Hayward Push Back Chair – Brown (Item #HGB-805-1)

  • Hayward Push Back Chair – Black (Item #HGB-805-2)

  • The Hayward Push Back Chair model number is found on the upper right-hand side of the product label attached to the bottom side of the chair’s footrest.