Recall: Oakmont Stackable Chairs
On 2013-03-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Oakmont Stackable Chairs due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2011 for about $38 to $40.
About 800 units are involved in this Regency Seating chair recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Desks & Chairs category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 816-9822
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What is the problem?
The weld connecting the legs to the seat can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled chairs are four-legged stackable chairs sold under the name Oakmont exclusively through Global Industrial Equipment. The chairs have a metal frame with padded fabric seat and back cushions. The cushions come in black, blue or burgundy. The model number, manufacture date "5-2011" and part number "PO000837" are on a white label under the seat of the recalled chairs. Chairs with the following descriptions and model numbers are being recalled:
|Black Fabric Back and Seat Cushion||WB240168BK and CN240168BK|
|Blue Fabric Back and Seat Cushion||WB240168BL and CN240168BL|
|Burgundy Fabric Back and Seat Cushion||WB240168BY and CN240168BY|
These items were sold new+ at Global Industrial Equipment, both online and in its catalog from May 2011 to May 2012 for between $38 and $40.
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 Regency for a free replacement chair.
Regency Seating Inc., toll-free at (866)816-9822 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.regencyof.com, then click on Safety Notices for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Regency Seating has received three reports of leg welds breaking. No 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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