Steelcase Inc., recently announced a recall of Amia desk chairs. No injuries have been reported.
The pivot pins installed in the control mechanism under the chair seat can fall out, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The desk chairs were sold from March 2011 through June 2011. This recall involves all model 482 Series Steelcase Amia desk chairs manufactured between March 1, 2011 and June 6, 2011. The model number and manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of the chair seat. The seats are available in various colored fabric options as well as leather.
Approximately 11,000, desk chairs were sold at authorized Steelcase dealers and retail outlets including Healthy Back Store, CSN, Home Office Solutions, Office & Company and Sam Flax stores nationwide and online at http://www.store.steelcase.com from March 2011 through June 2011 for between $350 and $700.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact Steelcase to receive adhesive covers to apply over the pivot pins on their chairs. These pin adhesive covers can be applied without the use of the tool in less than five minutes. The firm is contacting all known purchasers.
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