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Human Touch Recalls Reclining Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

  • Human Touch’s Perfect Chair, model PC-610
Name of Product:
Perfect power recliner chairs
Hazard:

The chair’s joystick reclining mechanism can malfunction and allow the chair to continue moving, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Repair
Recall Date:
November 23, 2016
Units:
About 1,100
Consumer Contact

Human Touch at 800-355-2762 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, via email at csadmin@humantouch.com or online at www.humantouch.com and click on Support and then on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Human Touch’s Perfect Chair ®, model PC-610 with serial numbers between B613315034 and B614215154. The power reclining chair was sold in a walnut, dark walnut or chestnut wood finish base with a leather pad set that came in 33 different colors. The chair measure about 43 inches long, 31 inches wide and 47 inches high and has a head pillow at the top and a joystick controller on the left armrest. The words “Human Touch” and “Perfect Chair” and the model and serial number can be found on the cross bar connecting the rear legs of the chair.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs, and take them to the store where purchased for a full refund or contact Human Touch to receive a free repair kit (including shipping) or to arrange for free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the chair’s joystick mechanism malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Furniture and specialty stores nationwide including Healthy Back, Human Touch, Relax in Comfort, Relax The Back and The Better Back Store and online at ebay.com and vitalityweb.com for between $3,000 and $3,500.

Manufactured In:
Thailand
Importer(s):

Human Touch LLC, of Calif.

Distributor(s):

Human Touch LLC, of Calif.

Recall number:
17-036
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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