Recall: Sonoma Valley Swivel Top Bar Stool 24" or 30" Models
On 2012-05-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sonoma Valley Swivel Top Bar Stool 24" or 30" Models due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2010 for about $270 to $300.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Intercon bar stool recall. 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 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 223-9125
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What is the problem?
The bolts attaching the top of the bar stool to the leg assembly can come loose, causing the seat to dislodge, resulting in a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves wooden bar stools with a chair top swivel seat. The seat has a slatted backrest, curved armrests and is padded with a cream-colored cloth cushion. The wood is a medium-dark pine color. The stools have four curved legs with a wooden ring running through each leg close to the ground. This recall involves bar stools sold between October 2010 through March 2012 which are 24" or 30" in height and have the model numbers "SV-BS-760SW-AMR-C24" or "SV-BS-760SW-AMR-C30." The model number does not appear on the stool.
These items were sold new+ at Havertys Furniture Companies from October 2010 through March 2012 for between $270 and $300 depending on the model.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Havertys is providing a repair kit and will send a technician to consumers to install replacement bolts at no cost. The firm is contacting its customers directly.
For more information and to schedule an appointment with a Havertys technician, contact 1-888-HAVERTY (428-3789) between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday or visit the Intercon's website at http://www.intercon-furniture.com. For other information about the recall, contact Intercon toll-free on (800)223-9125 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Havertys Furniture Companies Inc. has received one report of loose bolts. 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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