Grandin Road Recalls Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

Name of Product: Metal Chairs

Units: About 2,200

Retailer: Grandin Road, of West Chester, Ohio

Importer: Cinmar, LLC, of West Chester, Ohio

Manufacturer: K&K Exporters of Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hazard: The chairs’ back legs can bend when a seated person leans back. This poses fall and injury hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Grandin Road is aware of eight reports of the chairs’ back legs bending, including three reports of minor injuries.

Description: This recall involves vintage-inspired, iron chairs with item number 45665, located on the sales receipt. The chairs have a shaped metal seat and legs over a metal tube frame. They have a back that consists of an arched metal tube with a metal center plate. The chairs were sold in apricot, blue, green, red or yellow under Grandin Road’s Alsace Furniture Collection. “Made in India” is printed on a white sticker located underneath the chairs’ seat.

Sold at: Grandin Road catalog and online at www.grandinroad.com from September 2011 to February 2012 for between $149 and $189.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled chairs immediately and contact Grandin Road for instructions on how to receive a full refund in the form of a merchandise credit for the value of the purchase price, plus applicable shipping, handling and taxes. Grandin Road is contacting its customers directly.

Consumer Contact: Grandin Road; toll-free at (888) 298-4651, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or www.grandinroad.com and click on Product Safety Information for more information.

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