Wonderful Year Inc. recently announced a recall of Office Depot Brand Biella Leather Desk Chairs. Office Depot has received 11 reports of the chairs breaking and consumers falling while seated, resulting in reports of injuries, including minor contusions and abrasions.
The weld connecting the seat plate to the gas lift can fail, causing the chair to separate from the base. This poses a fall hazard to consumers.
The Brand Biella leather desk chairs were sold from January 2002 through December 2008. This recall involves Office Depot® brand leather desk chairs. The mid-back height leather chairs were sold in black and have SKU number 130548. “REG. No. PA-25498 (CN)” and “Made in China” are printed on a label located on the underside of the seat.
Approximately 307,000 leather office chairs were sold at bicycles were sold at Office Depot retail stores nationwide and online at http://www.OfficeDepot.com from January 2002 through December 2008 for about $55.
According to the recall notice, Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact Office Depot’s recall hotline to receive a $55 store card that may be used for a replacement chair or other store merchandise. For additional information, contact Office Depot’s recall hotline toll-free at (866) 403-3763 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.officedepot.com
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