WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Realspace Soho Prestigio High-Back Leather Chair
Units: About 8,400
Manufacturer: True Innovations LLC, of Hong Kong, China
Importer: Office Depot Inc., of Boca Raton, Fla.
Hazard: The seat plate can break, posing fall and injury hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Office Depot has received 78 reports of incidents involving seat plates breaking, including one report of a fall injury.
Description: This recall involves Prestigio model leather office chairs. The high-back leather chairs were sold in black and have a five-leg metallic finish base with casters. The SKU number 181-265 and the words "Realspace Soho" and "Prestigio High-Back Chair Black Leather" are printed on a label located on the underside of the seat.
Sold exclusively at: Office Depot retail stores nationwide and online at OfficeDepot.com from October 2008 through February 2011 for about $250.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact True Innovations for a free seat repair kit including a replacement seat plate and an installation tool.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact True Innovations at (800) 379-9773 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.trueinnovations.com