August 24, 2007
Alert #07-571


The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: ICE Bar Stools

Units: About 400

Importer: Calligaris USA Inc., of High Point, N.C.

Hazard: The seat on the bar stools can detach, causing the consumer to fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: Calligaris has received five reports of the seats detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Calligaris bar stools with a contemporary design. The stools have a black or chrome metal base, a low-back, and plastic seats that come in orange, black, white, green, or clear. The words "ICE" and "Calligaris" are engraved on the underside of the seat.

Sold through: Furniture stores nationwide from November 2005 through September 2006 for between $250 and $600.

Manufactured in: Italy

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these bar stools immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a merchandise exchange or a full refund of the purchase price.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can call Calligaris USA Inc. collect at (336) 431-5500 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Picture of Recalled ICE Bar Stools