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Steelcase Recalls Chairs

  • Steelcase swivel chair 1 (green)
  • Steelcase swivel chair 2 (blue)
  • Steelcase swivel chair 3 (black)
Name of Product:
"Rocky" model swivel chairs
The screws connecting the seat and back to the base of the chair can detach, posing a fall hazard to the user.
Recall Date:
January 14, 2016
About 17,000
Consumer Contact

Steelcase at 800-210-5109 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on "Rocky Chair Recall" for more information.  Consumers can also email Steelcase at

Recall Details


This recall involves 12 models of Steelcase "Rocky" style swivel chairs manufactured between 2005 and 2015. The molded polypropylene chairs were sold in black and white with the option of an upholstered seat and back, seat only or no upholstery. The chairs have a foldable seat, molded-in arms and either a four-star wheel base or a five-star wheel base. Model numbers can be found on the underside of the seat.


Model Number



Four-star Nesting Upholstered Seat


Four-star Nesting Upholstered Seat


Four-star Nesting Upholstered Seat and Back


Five-star Non-Upholstered


Five-star Upholstered Back


Five-star Upholstered Seat and Back


Five-star Stool Non-Upholstered


Five-star Stool Upholstered Seat


Five-star Stool Upholstered Seat and Back


Jury Base Non-Upholstered


Jury Base Upholstered Seat


Jury Base Upholstered Seat and Back


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Steelcase to arrange for a free repair.


The firm has received 311 reports of incidents, including one report of an injury.

Sold At:
Steelcase independently owned dealers nationwide from August 2005 to June 2015 for between $500 and $1,550.

Steelcase Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Manufactured In:
United States from 2005 to 2011; Mexico from 2011-2015
Recall number:

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