Money & Company

Tracking the market and economic trends
that shape your finances.

« Previous Post | Money & Company Home | Next Post »

Quantum Realspace Pro office chairs recalled because of fall hazard

October 16, 2009 |  1:35 pm

The Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced the recall of about 150,000 office chairs because the bolts attached to the seat back can loosen and detach, posing a fall and injury hazard to users.Raynorchair

The Quantum Realspace Pro 9000 Series Mid-Back Multifunction Mesh Chair and Multifunction Mesh Chair With Headrest were manufactured by Comfort Office Furniture and imported by Raynor Marketing. The chairs were sold from May 2006 through August 2009 exclusively on Office Depot's website and in its stores nationwide.

Raynor has received reports of 33 seat-back detachments and 14 injuries involving bumps and bruises. Users should stop using the recalled products immediately.

The recall involves the Quantum Realspace Pro 9000 Series Mid-Back Multifunction Mesh Chair SKU #510830 and the Quantum Realspace Pro 9000 Series Mesh Chair With Headrest SKU #690690. The Realspace Pro Mesh Guest Chair is not involved in this recall.

For additional information and to receive a free repair kit, contact Raynor at (866) 244-8180 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website.

-- Andrea Chang