Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)

The backrest can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

Recall date: March 11, 2016
Recall number: 16-733
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  • Room & Board’s Doyle side chair and arm chair (walnut)

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    Room & Board’s Doyle side chair and arm chair (walnut)

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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Doyle arm chairs and side chairs

Hazard:

The backrest can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact:

Room & Board toll-free at 855-246-0974 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at updates@roomandboard.com or visit www.roomandboard.com and click on the Product Recall link located at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,500

Description

This recalls involves Room & Board’s Doyle arm chairs and side chairs. The wood chairs were sold with and without an upholstered seat and in five different finishes:  Charcoal, cherry, maple, shell and walnut. Each chair has a barcode printed on a label located under the seat on the inside of the seat frame. “Room & Board–Handcrafted in Vermont” is inscribed on the seat frame next to the barcode. A complete list of bar codes included in this recall can be found on the firm's website.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 10 incident reports of the chair backrest breaking, including one report of a scratch. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Room & Board ‎to receive a free replacement chair or a full refund. Room & Board is contacting consumers directly‎.

Sold exclusively at

Room & Board stores nationwide and online at www.roomandboard.com from May 2015 through December 2015 for between $350 and $520 for the arm chairs and between $300 and $400 for the side chairs‎.

Distributor(s)

Room & Board, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in

U.S.

  • Room & Board’s Doyle side chair and arm chair (walnut)

  • Bar code location