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Walmart Mainstays Associate Office Chairs

Description: Office Chairs Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2006 Release #06-208 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 925-6278 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Office Chairs Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Mainstays Associate Office Chairs Units: About 762,000 Importer/Retailer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark. Hazard: The legs and backs of these chairs can break, and the chairs can easily tip over, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Wal-Mart has received nine reports of chairs breaking and two reports of tipping. There have been seven reported injuries, including a broken wrist. Description: The recall involves the Mainstays Associate office chair with a 5-star nylon base with dual wheel casters and pneumatic seat height adjustment. The chair has a fabric cushioned seat and back that is black/grey in color. The armrests are shaped in half-circle loops. Under the seat is a UPC Code Label #9501401610 with printed Model #VCR1022. Sold at: Wal-Mart stores exclusively nationwide from April 2003 through April 2006 for about $36. Manufactured In: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to Wal-Mart for a full refund Consumer Contact: For more information, call Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.walmartstores.com [Source]

Walmart Mainstays Associate Office Chairs Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date07/11/2006
Recall ID3313
Recall Number06208
Product TypeChairs, Stools & Benches
HazardFall
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