Recall: American Signature Recalls Hayward Push Back Chairs Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture Stores

January 17, 2013
Alert #13-719

American Signature Recalls Hayward Push Back Chairs Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture Stores

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Reclining Chair

Units: About 2,158

Importer: American Signature Inc., of Columbus, Ohio

Hazard: The chair can tip over backwards when used in its fully reclined position, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled chairs are Hayward Push Back reclining arm chairs. They are 38 inches high and covered in brown or black faux leather fabric with double-needle baseball stitching. The brown chair is item number HGB-805-1. The black chair is item number HGB-805-2. The item number is on the upper right-hand side of the product tag attached to the bottom side of the chair's footrest.

Sold Exclusively at: Value City Furniture stores and American Signature Furniture stores from June 2012 to August 2012 for about $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact American Signature to receive free replacement legs. Consumers may also return the chairs for a store credit equal to the full price of the chair. American Signature is contacting its customers directly.

Consumer Contact: American Signature Inc.; at (800) 743-4577, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.vcf.com or www.asfurniture.com, then click on Safety Recalls.





Hayward Push Back Chair – Brown (Item #HGB-805-1)





Hayward Push Back Chair – Black (Item #HGB-805-2)





The Hayward Push Back Chair model number is found on the upper right-hand side
of the product label attached to the bottom side of the chair's footrest