Staples recalls office chairs due to fall hazard

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WASHINGTON (WIFR) – Staples is recalling 124,000 office chairs because the legs on the base of the chairs can break posing a fall hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The company says they have received 20 reports of legs breaking on their Hazen Mesh Task Chairs, including three reports of minor injuries. The chairs were sold at Staples stores nationwide and on staples.com, staplesadvantage.com, and quill.com from October 2014 through Aprils 2017 for around $100 and $180.

The recalled chairs have a five-wheel base, black fabric seat cushion, and black mesh seat back. The chairs have SKU number1058246 and item number 26680 printed on a white label on the underside of the seat cushion.

Those who have the chair should stop using it and contact Staples to receive a free replacement base and instructions for replacing the original base.

Customers can call Staples toll-free at 866-755-1321 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or register online at www.seatingrecall123.com, or go to www.staples.com and click on the Warranty & Recall link under the Customer Service tab at the bottom of the page for more information.