Note: This recall has been expanded to include additional models, and changes to number of of units and phone number.
|Originally issued May 25, 2010
Revised June 23,2010
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: 830B and 830D Voltaire Swivel Chairs, 810 Contessa, and 820 Catalina Swivel Chairs
Units: About 2,250 chairs
Distributor: Brunswick Bowling & Billiards Corp., of Lake Forest, Ill.
Hazard: The chair frame can separate from the seating section of the chair, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Brunswick has received one report of frame separation. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves swivel chairs with a steel frame attached with wooden backrest and a wooden seat. The chairs are identified as model numbers 830B, 830D, 810 and 820.
Sold by: Brunswick distributors to bowling centers nationwide from May 2008 through December 2008 for about $200. These products were not sold at retail.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Voltaire Swivel chairs and contact Brunswick to arrange a free replacement. All known purchasers have been notified.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the Brunswick Warranty Department at (800) 937-2695 Ext. 5294 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at www.brunswickbowling.com
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