CPSC Recall - Issued 11/7/2012

Sauder Woodworking Company Recalls Gruga Office Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

Manufacturer: Sauder Woodworking Company
Product: Gruga Office Chairs
Hazard: The seat plate can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Injuries: Sauder Woodworking Company has received 17 reports of seat plates breaking, two of which involved consumers falling and receiving bumps and bruises.
Description: The recalled chairs are entertainment, executive, manager's and task chairs with the brand name "GRUGA - Seating from Sauder." The chairs are sold in a variety of fabrics and colors. The model number and Universal Product Code (UPC) are on a tag attached to the bottom of the seat. A blue date code is stamped on the legal disclaimer label on the underside of the chair seat. Recalled chairs are dated August 2009 and later. The following chair models have been recalled: Description Model UPC Black Fabric Butterfly Chair 403612 042666601627 Executive Chair Leather Brown 404237 042666604659 Executive Chair Leather Black 404238 042666604666 Executive Chair Fabric Black 404240 042666604680 Executive Chair Leather Black 404241 042666604697 Manager's Chair Fabric Black 404242 042666604703 Manager's Chair Leather Black 404243 042666604710 Task Chair Fabric Black 404244 042666604727 Task Chair Fabric Black 404245 042666604734 Task Chair Fabric Black 404246 042666604741 Exec Chair Leather Black 404260 042666604888 Manager's Chair Fabric Black 404261 042666604895 Executive Chair Fabric Silver/Brown 404279 042666605335 Executive Chair Leather Burnt Brown 404281 042666605359 Air Seat Managers Chair 404370 042666605373 Black Micro Fabric Executive 404398 042666607742 Premium Executive Leather 405147 042666609678 Premium Executive Fabric 407688 042666609685 Fabric Manager's Chairs 407702 042666609708 Leather Manager's Chair 407894 042666609722 Deluxe Fabric Task Chair 407895 042666609739 Executive Fabric Mesh Chair 407896 042666609746 Executive Mesh Back Chair 407897 042666609920 Task Chair 408989 042666104920 Vinyl Manager's Chair 408993 042666101561 Deluxe Leather Executive Chair 409977 042666101578 X-Vibe Entertainment Chair 410409 042666105187 X-Vibe Entertainment Chair 410573 042666105170 Duraplush Mid Manager's Chair 410593 042666104883 Duraplush Manager's Chair 410879 042666104890 Air Comfort Executive Chair 412429 042666109284 For photos of all 31 chairs, go to www.Sauder.com and click on Safety Notices, then click on the link for model numbers, descriptions and UPCs.
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: Meijer, Menards, Shopko and Target and a variety of retail outlets nationwide, and online retailers including BestBuy.com and Kohls.com from August 2009 to September 2012 for between $79 and $399.
Units: About 70,000
Consumer Contact: Sauder Woodworking Company; toll-free (888) 800-4590, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or www.Sauder.com and click on Safety Notices for more information.
Company Website: www.Sauder.com