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Knape & Vogt Recalls Office Workstations Due to Injury Hazard

  • Recalled Sit-Stand Office Workstation (White)
  • Recalled Sit-Stand Office Workstation Corner Unit (Black)
  • A photo of the Lot Number Label on the Workstation (on the underside)
Name of Product:
Sit-Stand Office Workstations
Hazard:

The workstation can malfunction, causing the gas cylinders to separate and forcefully discharge, posing an injury hazard. 

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 14, 2019
Units:
About 76,000
Consumer Contact

Knape & Vogt toll-free at 888-667-1501 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kv.com and click on the recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves desktop sit-stand office workstations, sold under the brand names: Adas Elevo Sit-to-Stand Desktop, K&A Manufacturing Helium Surface, 3M Precision Standing Desk, Inscape Rockit, Neutral Posture Ergonomics StandUp X1, Workrite Ergonomics Solace Desktop, Volante and IMOVR Ziplift. The black or white workstations can be used in a sitting or standing position. The workstations measure about 36 inches wide by 24 inches deep. They have two handles and two hydraulic gas pressure cylinders which enable the workstation to be raised or lowered. Affected workstations can be identified by the Lot Number label located on the inside of the right hand top surface bracket of each unit. Affected lot numbers contain the last three letters “VOL”. 

The affected lot numbers include:

16-######-VOL

17-######-VOL

18-######-VOL

19-######-VOL

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact Knape & Vogt to arrange for a free in-home/office repair

Incidents/Injuries:

Knape & Vogt has received two reports of the gas cylinder separating from the workstation, in one case, the cylinder discharged from the unit resulting in damage to drywall in an office. 

Sold At

Knape & Vogt authorized sellers nationwide including online at eBay, Amazon.com, Staples.com, imovr.com, ergodirect.com, hafele.com, ergonomicaccessories.com, ergoexperts.com and officeanything.com from October 2016 through February 2019 for between $350 and $560.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company, of Grand Rapids, Mich. 

Recall number:
19-121
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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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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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