Fall Hazard Posed by Havana Side Chair, Bar Stool Prompts Grosfillex Recall

Fall Hazard Posed by Havana Side Chair, Bar Stool Prompts Grosfillex Recall
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April 01, 2016

Grosfillex has announced a recall for its Havana side chairs and armless bar stools. The backrest can crack and detach, posing a fall hazard to the user.

About 92,000 chairs are subject to the recall. The firm has received three reports of incidents, including neck and shoulder injuries.

The chairs are sold for commercial use. They were sold in charcoal, espresso, tobacco and white. The high-backs and seats are covered with woven plastic wicker and have aluminum legs. The side chairs measure about 35 ½ inches tall by 18 ½ inches wide and 22 inches deep. The bar stools measure about 45 ½ inches tall by 20 inches wide by 24 inches deep. Grosfillex and CE number 2194 is molded on the underside of the seat.

The recalled items could be purchased through distributors and dealers nationwide in the food service and hospitality industries from April 2008 through August 2015 for between $75 and $150.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and stools and contact Grosfillex. If the product is still under the three-year warranty, owners will receive a free replacement. Owners will receive a product voucher for recalled products no longer under warranty.

Customers with questions can contact Grosfillex by phone at 844-845-4570 extension 3210 or by email at gfxprogram@grosfillex.com.

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