The chair’s back can break, posing fall and injury hazards to the user.
The HON Company at 800-833-3964 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at HONTeamBox@honcompany.com or online at HON.com and click on recall notice for more information. Or, for Maxon chairs, call 800-876-4274 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.maxonfurniture.com and click on recall notice for more information.
This recall involves HON’s Gateway office chairs with model numbers HGTMM and HGV1MM and manufactured from February 2019 through February 2020. It also involves the Maxon MXMO series chairs, model numbers M-SEMO201 and M-SEMX101. The manufacturer’s name, model number and manufacture date are printed on a label located on the underside of the seats. The office chairs have a black mesh see-through back and a five-star base with wheels. HON or Maxon is printed on a label underneath the seat.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact HON for a free replacement back including installation instructions.
HON has received reports of 11 chair backs breaking including two reports of minor injuries.
HON or Maxon dealers nationwide as well as online stores including Staples.com and OfficeDepot.com from February 2019 through February 2020 for between $135 and $250.
The HON Company LLC, of Muscatine, Iowa
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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