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La-Z-Boy Recalls Power Supplies Sold With Lift Chairs Due to Shock Hazard

  • Model 1HL562 and Model 1ML562, Gold Series Lift Chair
  • Power supply connected to lift chair
  • Power supply with cover attached
  • Example of broken screw receptacles from power supply cover
  • Power supply showing affected lot number 150113
Name of Product:
Power supplies sold with lift chairs
Hazard:

The lift chair’s power supply cover can crack within the screw housing and break, causing the cover to detach and expose the power supply’s electrical components, posing a shock hazard to users.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
February 08, 2017
Units:
About 2,290 (In addition, 210 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

La-Z-Boy toll-free at 855-592-9087 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.la-z-boy.com and click on the Recall button for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

The recall involves the power supplies sold with Gold Series electric Lift Chairs, the Clayton Luxury-Lift (Model 1HL562) and Power Lift (Model 1ML562), and Luxury-Lift (Models 1LF505 and 1LF819). They were also part of conversion kits for older lift chairs with Models 1LL320, 1LL508, 1LL515, 1LM320, 1LM508 and 1LM515. The power supply enables the chair’s seat to lift a consumer from a seated into a standing position. The power supply casing is a black, plastic rectangular box measuring approximately 6 inches by 3½ inches by 3½ inches.  Only power supplies with LOT #150113 are included in this recall.  The model name, model number and lot number are printed on the back of the power supply.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the power supplies to power the lift chairs and contact La-Z-Boy for a free replacement power supply.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries and independent furniture stores nationwide and online at la-z-boy.com from September 2015 through November 2016 for between $1,900 and $2,800. The power supplies were also sold separately for about $170 and provided free under warranty as replacements for use with previously-purchased chairs. 

Manufactured In:
China (power supplies), U.S. (lift chairs)
Importer(s):

LogicData North America, of Grand Rapid, Mich. (power supply)

Distributor(s):

La-Z-Boy Incorporated, of Monroe, Mich.

Recall number:
17-083
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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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