Recalls: Chairs, Stools & Benches
October 25, 2006
Wal-Mart Recalls Home Trends Footstools for Collapse Hazard
The footstool is a natural-colored wood footstool. The standing surface is 11 1/2-inches by 11 1/2-inches with a 4-inch-long oval opening in the center. The stool is 11 1/2-inches tall. The recalled footstool can be identified by a white sticker underneath the step that contains the UPC number 87065900001.
August 11, 2006
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards Corp. Recall of Frameworx Table Height Chairs and Bar Stools
The recalled chairs and bar stools were sold under the model name Frameworx. The models affected are short table height chair model number 53-861025-000 and tall bar stool model number 57-860979-000. The model name and model numbers are not written on the chairs. The model number is only written on the original shipping carton, packing list or invoice. The chairs and bar stools have a plastic bucket-style seat bolted to a steel seat plate assembly that connects to the down tube of the seat.
July 11, 2006
Office Chairs Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Fall Hazard
The recall involves the Mainstays Associate office chair with a 5-star nylon base with dual wheel casters and pneumatic seat height adjustment. The chair has a fabric cushioned seat and back that is black/grey in color. The armrests are shaped in half-circle loops. Under the seat is a UPC Code Label #9501401610 with printed Model #VCR1022.
June 13, 2006
Herrington Swivel Rockers Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled for Fall Hazard
The rocker is part of the Herrington collection of patio furniture. The rocker is dark brown with a brown cloth seat, has a swivel base and a cut out pattern on the metal backrest. The item number, 119178, is printed on the rocker's packaging and on the assembly instructions. The rocker came in two sections, a base and a seat, and customers were required to bolt the seat to the base.
April 11, 2006
Tropitone Recalls "Impressions Side Chair" for Fall Hazard
The Tropitone Impressions Side Chair is an armless chair that can be used indoors or outdoors and comes in any one of three seat types (strap, patterned aluminum and a tight seat) and three back styles (boulevard, prism and vision). The chairs are available in multiple finishes. Replacement versions of these chairs are also included in this recall.
March 22, 2006
Rocking Chairs Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Fall Hazard
The recall involves three models of rocking chairs, the Mainstays Love Seat Rocker (Model IT-13380) and the Mainstays Porch Rocker (Model IT-13379 and IT-13270). The Love Seat Rocker is wooden, white and seats two persons. The back support frame and the seat are made of slats. "Made in China" is printed on a sticker under the seat. The wooden Porch Rocker is sold in white and "natural" (light brown) color and seats only one person. "Made in Indonesia" is printed on a sticker under the Porch Rocker's seat. They sit on curved runners. The model number is printed on the rocker's packaging.
August 18, 2005
Whittier Wood Products Recall of Pub Stools
The stool is marketed under the brand name of GardenWood Furniture. The recalled pub stools include the Chelsea Pub Stools model numbers 986W and 986KFRS as indicated on the outside of the box.. Both stools are constructed with wood legs, seats, and back-rests. Seat height is 30 inches and was sold both unfinished (W) as well as in a clear, penetrating oil finish (KFRS). Units with Lot code #06222005 are not affected by this recall.
July 27, 2005
Meco Corp. Recall of Children’s Folding Chairs
: The recalled children’s folding chairs have safety locks under the seat. The chairs are made of metal tubing with a vinyl padded seat and seat back. They were sold in red, blue, yellow and green colors as a part of a set consisting of a table and four chairs. Each chair is about 22-inches high, 10-inches wide, and about 11-inches deep. “Meco” or “Samsonite” is printed on the label underneath the seat bottom.