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Grand Rapids Chair Recalls Chairs and Barstools Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)

  • Sadie chair model 837
  • Sadie barstools 837S
Name of Product:
Sadie Chairs and barstools
Hazard:
The back leg of the chairs can bend and the seat tabs or screws on the seat can loosen. When loose, pinch points between the seat and steel frame are created, posing a risk of injury.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
June 14, 2016
Units:
About 2,300
Consumer Contact
Grand Rapids Chair Company toll-free at (866) 453-4748 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at quality@grandrapidschair.com or http://grandrapidschair.com/ for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves Grand Rapids Chair Company Sadie chairs (model 837) and barstools (model 837S). The model number is printed on the underside of the chair, on the care and use instruction label. The chairs have a seat height of 18.5” and overall width of 22.5”, and the barstools have a seat height of 30” and overall width of 22.5”. The Sadie chairs have a steel frame of various colors with a wood seat base and seatback. The Sadie barstools have a steel frame of various colors, with a footrest and a wood seat base and seatback.
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled chairs and barstools and contact Grand Rapids Chair Company to schedule a free repair.
Incidents/Injuries:
The firm has received three reports of finger injuries including a finger laceration, bruise and fracture.
Sold Exclusively At:
Grand Rapids Chair sales representatives and distributors, both directly to end users and in the company’s commercial showrooms in Byron Center, Mich. and Chicago, Ill. from June 2014 through January 2016 for between $150 and $200.
Manufacturer(s):
Grand Rapids Chair Company, of Byron Center, Mich.
Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
16-753
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