Recall: Staples Hazen Mesh Task Chairs
On 2017-06-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Staples Hazen Mesh Task Chairs due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2014 for about $100 to $180.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Staples task chair recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Desks & Chairs category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The legs on the base of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Staples and Quill Hazen Mesh Task chairs. The chair has a five-wheel base, black fabric seat cushion, and black mesh seat back. The chairs have SKU number1058246 and item number 26680 printed on a white label on the underside of the seat cushion.
These items were sold new+ at Staples' stores nationwide and online at staples.com, staplesadvantage.com, and quill.com from October 2014 through April 2017 for between $100 and $180.
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 Staples to receive a free replacement base and instructions for replacing the original base.
Staples toll-free at 866-755-1321 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or register online at www.seatingrecall123.com, or go to www.staples.com and click on the Warranty & Recall link under the Customer Service tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Staples has received 20 reports of the legs breaking on the chairs, including three reports of injuries resulting in minor cuts and bruises.
+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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