Staples Recalls Back in Motion Office Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

Recalled Staples and Quill brand “Back in Motion” office chair

Recalled Staples and Quill brand “Back in Motion” office chair

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 14, 2016

Recall Summary

Name of product:  “Back in Motion” Office Chairs

Hazard:  The chair can tip over when leaning back, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:  Staples toll-free at 844-442-6980 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.staples.com and click on the Warranty & Recall link under the Customer Service tab at the bottom of the page for more information. Consumers can also find information about the recall repair remedy at www.officechairrecall.com.

Recall Details

Units:  About 2,000

Description:  This recall involves Staples and Quill brand “Back in Motion” office chairs. The black, bonded leather chair has a tilt function and a base with wheels. The chairs have SKU # 203439 and item number SBG 24422 printed on the white label on the underside of the seat cushion. A second label, also located on the underside of the seat cushion, states “Reg. No. CA31704 (CN)” and “Made by LF Products PTE LTD.”

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled office chair and contact Staples for a free replacement base.

Sold at:  Staples stores nationwide and online at Staples.com and Quill.com from January 2014 through January 2016 for about $215.

Importer(s):  Staples the Office Superstore LLC, of Framingham, Mass.

Distributor(s):  Staples the Office Superstore LLC, of Framingham, Mass.

Manufactured in:  China

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