Recall: Frameworx Table Height Chairs and Bar Stools
On 2006-08-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Frameworx Table Height Chairs and Bar Stools due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 1995.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Brunswick chair recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Chairs, Stools & Benches category in 2006.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The down shaft on the seat plate assembly can fracture, which can cause an occupant of the seat to fall.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Distributors of Brunswick Bowling furniture selling to bowling center operators. This product was not sold to the general public. The chairs were sold from September 1995 through May 2004.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Bowling centers owning these table height chairs and bar stools have been directly notified about this recall. Owners of the bar stools and table height chairs should stop using these products immediately and contact Brunswick to receive a free repair kit.
For more information, call Brunswick at (800)937-2695 anytime.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Brunswick has received reports of 20 incidents in which the seat plate assembly has failed. Three injuries resulting from falling from a seat have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.