Recall: Hayward Push-Back Reclining Chairs
On 2013-01-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Hayward Push-Back Reclining Chairs due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2012 for about $150.
About 2,000 units are involved in this American Signature recliner recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Chairs, Stools & Benches category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 743-4577
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What is the problem?
The chair can tip over backwards when used in its fully reclined position, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Value City Furniture stores and American Signature Furniture stores from June 2012 to August 2012 for about $150.
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:
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.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
No incidents or injuries 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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