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Square Grove Recalls Sit-Stand Desk Converters Due to Serious Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Square Grove sit-stand desk converter (freestand version)
  • Square Grove sit-stand desk converter (clamp version)
  • Square Grove sit-stand desk converter
Name of Product:
Sit-Stand Desk Converters
The pneumatic lifting mechanism can pinch or break fingers during assembly or use, posing a risk of serious injury.
Recall Date:
June 02, 2016
About 750
Consumer Contact
Square Grove at 800-349-3839 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email or online at and click on the recall notice for more information.

Recall Details

This recall involves Square Grove’s Sit-Stand Converters. The model included in the recall is UPL147 and includes the freestand and clamp versions. The freestand version sits on a desk that raises and lowers a computer monitor and keyboard by 17 inches. The clamp version functions the same, but clamps to the back of the desk. The color of both versions is black. The dimensions for the top platform are about 24 inches in width and 16 inches in diameter. The keyboard platform dimensions are about 24 inches in width and 9 inches in diameter. The freestanding base platform version dimensions are about 20 inches in width and 20 inches in diameter. The clamp mount version dimensions are about 7 inches in width and 18 inches in diameter. The words “UPLIFT DESK” are printed on the product.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled converters and contact the firm for a free repair kit.
Square Grove has received reports of two incidents that resulted in a broken finger and a pinched finger with bruising.
Sold At:
Online at and from January 2016 through March 2016 for about $220.
Square Grove LLC of Austin, Texas
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