Raynor Marketing Recalls Quantum Office Chairs Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Office Depot Stores

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 16, 2009
Release # 10-013
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 244-8180
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Raynor Marketing Recalls Quantum Office Chairs Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Office Depot Stores

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Quantum Realspace PRO™ 9000 Series Mid-Back Multifunction Mesh Chair and Multifunction Mesh Chair with Headrest

Units: About 150,000

Importer: Raynor Marketing LTD, of West Hempstead, N.Y.

Manufacturer: Comfort Office Furniture, LTD, China aka Evergood Co. Ltd.

Hazard: The bolts attaching the seatback on the recalled chairs can loosen and detach, posing a fall and injury hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Raynor has received reports of 33 seatback detachments and 14 injuries involving bumps and bruises.

Description: This recall involves the Quantum Realspace PRO™ 9000 Series Mid-Back Multifunction Mesh Chair SKU # 510830 and the Quantum Realspace PRO™ 9000 Series Mesh Chair with Headrest SKU # 690690. The Realspace PRO™ Mesh Guest Chair is not involved in this recall.

Sold: Exclusively at Office Depot stores nationwide and on the Web at www.OfficeDepot.com from May 2006 through August 2009. The mid-back chairs sold for about $300 and the chair with headrest for about $350.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled office chairs and contact Raynor to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information and to receive a free repair kit, contact Raynor toll free at (866) 244-8180 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.Quantumchair.com/recall

Picture of Recalled Mesh Chair

Picture of Recalled Mesh Chair with Headrest