WASHINGTON - Sauder Woodworking of Archbold, OH, issued a voluntary recall for approximately 72,300 Gruga office chairs after receiving 17 reports of seat plates breaking creating a fall hazard.
The reports included two incidents in which consumers fell and sustained bumps and bruises, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The recall involves 70,000 chairs sold in the United States and an additional 2,300 sold in Canada, the CPSC said. CPSC has been joined by Health Canada in the recall action.
The Gruga office chairs were made in China and sold at Meijer, Menards, Shopko, Target other national retail outlets, plus online at BestBuy.com and Kohls.com for between $79 and $399.
Consumers are instructed to contact Sauder for a free replacement seat plate and attachment tool.
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