Name of product:
Bermond Fabric Manager's Chairs
Hazard:
The base of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
July 11, 2013
Units:
About 3,350
Consumer Contact:

Staples toll free at (888) 577-9824 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://www.staples.com/ and go to the Warranty and Recall Info page or http://www.quill.com/ and go to the Recall Information page.

Recall Details

Description:

The office chairs with unpadded arms have a five-wheel base and come in two colors: gray and burgundy.  A tag on the bottom of the seat cushion has the SKU and item numbers printed on it: the gray SKU is 924204 with item number 21084; and the burgundy SKU is 924203 with item number 21083. 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact the firm for instructions on returning the chairs for a full refund.  Staples is contacting all known customers directly to provide this information.

Incidents/Injuries:

Staples has received 41 reports of the chairs' base breaking, including three from consumers who reported falling out of the chairs with one receiving a scratched leg and bump to the back of the head. 

Sold At:

Staples.com and online via Staples' in-store kiosks, Staples Advantage, Quill.com and Medical Arts Press between July 2011 and May 2013 for about $50 to $100. 

Importer:

Global Furniture (Zheijiang) Co. Ltd. of  Zheijiang, China

Manufacturer:

Global Furniture (Zheijiang) Co. Ltd. of  Zheijiang, China

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-742