CPSC Recall - Issued 5/22/2014

Office Depot Recalls Gibson Leather Task Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

Manufacturer: Victory Land Ent. Co., Ltd
Product: Office Depot Gibson Leather Task Chairs
Hazard: The mounting plate weld can break and separate the seat from the base of the chair, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Injuries: Office Depot has received about 153 reports of the seat plate weld cracking or breaking, including 25 reports of contusions, abrasions and reports of injuries to the head, neck and a fractured back and hip which required medical attention
Description: This recall involves Office Depot® Gibson Leather Task Chairs. The black, armless, adjustable chairs have a black base with five wheels. The affected chairs have the SKU number 105479 and the registration numbers PA 27248 (CN), PA 25498 (CN), PA 25276 (HK) or CA 35181 (RC) that can be found next to the words “Made in China” which is printed on a label located on the underside of the seats.
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: Office Depot retail stores and online from 2003 through 2012 for about $40.
Units: About 1,400,000
Consumer Contact: Office Depot toll-free at (866) 403-3763 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.officedepot.com and select Recall Notices under “Customer Service” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Company Website: www.officedepot.com