January 27, 2009
Alert #09-719

 

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: Glider Recliners

Units: About 700

Manufacturer: Lane Furniture Industries Inc., of Tupelo, Miss.

Hazard: The base of the chair, if installed backwards, can allow the chair to tip-over backwards, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the recliner tipping-over backwards, causing the consumer to fall to the floor.

Description: The recall involves Lane's Glider Recliners, model numbers 2056 and 2085. Affected recliners have a manufacture date between June 2008 and October 2008. The model number, manufacture date and 9-digit serial number can be located beneath the footrest of the recliner.

Sold at: Various home furnishing retailers nationwide from June 2008 through October 2008 for about $500.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recliners and contact Lane to verify if their product is included in the recall. Lane will arrange for a free in-home inspection and repair of affected products.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lane Home Furnishings toll-free at (877) 405-3745 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.lanefurniture.com/customer

Picture of Recalled Glider Recliner

 

Picture of Recalled Glider Recliner