Recall date: April 5, 2012
Recall number: 12-146

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Office Depot® Brand Biella Leather Desk Chairs
The weld connecting the seat plate to the gas lift can fail, causing the chair to separate from the base. This poses a fall hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Office Depot's recall hotline toll-free at (866) 403-3763 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

307,000 in the United States and 12,000 in Canada

This recall involves Office Depot® brand leather desk chairs. The mid-back height leather chairs were sold in black and have SKU number 130548. "REG. No. PA-25498 (CN)" and "Made in China" are printed on a label located on the underside of the seat.


Office Depot has received 11 reports of the chairs breaking and consumers falling while seated, resulting in reports of injuries, including minor contusions and abrasions.


Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact Office Depot's recall hotline to receive a $55 store card that may be used for a replacement chair or other store merchandise.

Sold Exclusively At:

Office Depot retail stores nationwide and online at from January 2002 through December 2008 for about $55.

Wonderful Year Inc., of China

Office Depot, Inc., of Boca Raton, Fla.

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