Sonoma Valley Bar Stools Sold Exclusively at Havertys Furniture Recalled by Intercon Due to Fall Hazard

May 8, 2012
Alert #12-733
 

Sonoma Valley Bar Stools Sold Exclusively at Havertys Furniture Recalled by Intercon Due to Fall Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Sonoma Valley Swivel Top Bar Stool 24" or 30" models

Units: About 2,350

Manufacturer: Gaomi Yatai Wooden Ware of Shandong, China

Importer: Intercon, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah

Hazard: The bolts attaching the top of the bar stool to the leg assembly can come loose, causing the seat to dislodge, resulting in a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Havertys Furniture Companies Inc. has received one report of loose bolts. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves wooden bar stools with a chair top swivel seat. The seat has a slatted backrest, curved armrests and is padded with a cream-colored cloth cushion. The wood is a medium-dark pine color. The stools have four curved legs with a wooden ring running through each leg close to the ground. This recall involves bar stools sold between October 2010 through March 2012 which are 24" or 30" in height and have the model numbers "SV-BS-760SW-AMR-C24" or "SV-BS-760SW-AMR-C30." The model number does not appear on the stool.

Sold at: Havertys Furniture Companies from October 2010 through March 2012 for between $270 and $300 depending on the model.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Havertys is providing a repair kit and will send a technician to consumers to install replacement bolts at no cost. The firm is contacting its customers directly.

Consumer Contact: For more information and to schedule an appointment with a Havertys technician, contact 1-888-HAVERTY (428-3789) between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday or visit the Intercon's website at http://www.intercon-furniture.com. For other information about the recall, contact Intercon toll-free on (800) 223-9125 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday.


Picture of recalled barstool