Recall: Computer Desk Set Sold at Office Depot Recalled Due to Risk of Falls

April 6, 2006
Release #06-135
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 944-3340
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Computer Desk Set Sold at Office Depot Recalled Due to Risk of Falls

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Computer Desk and Chair Set

Units: About 6,000

Distributor: New Focus Marketing Corp., of Boca Raton, Fla.

Retailer: Office Depot Inc., of Delray Beach, Fla.

Hazard: The seat on the chair can break and fall through during use causing an individual to fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: New Focus Marketing has received reports of two injuries involving chairs breaking. Injuries include a consumer who received bruises to the arm and shoulder, and another consumer who suffered a minor back injury.

Description: The recalled three piece set includes a desk, computer stand and chair. Model number NF913232 is located on the product's box. The chair in the office set is gray with a black seat and a silver tubular metal frame.

Sold at: Office Depot stores nationwide from June 2005 through August 2005 for about $80 for the set.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the chair immediately and contact Office Depot to receive a gift card for the full price of the desk set upon receipt of the chair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Office Depot at (800) 944-3340 between 9 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or log on to the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Desk Set