The chair back can break or detach from the seat base when a consumer is sitting in the chair, posing a fall hazard.
March 2, 2023
Around 81,700 (In addition, around 1,000 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves office chairs with a circular padded seat that is attached to an adjustable metal stand and five casters. The back of the chair is a padded horizontal oval. The recalled office chairs were sold in white, black, gray, floral, pink, orange, navy, light blue, brown, mint, and cream colors. The cushion is upholstered in velvet, linen, bouclé or faux leather. One of the following style numbers is printed on a hang tag attached to the product: GT646, GT646A, GT646AA, GT646AB, GT646AABO. “ANJI GUOTAI Furniture Co.Ltd.” and “Made in China” are printed on a label under the seat.
Consumers should stop using the recalled chairs immediately and contact TJX for instructions on how to participate in the recall and dispose of the chairs from your home for a full refund. Consumers can also return the recalled chairs to any Marshalls, TJ Maxx, HomeGoods or Homesense store for a full refund.
The company has received 12 reports of a chair back breaking or separating from the seat base when a consumer was sitting in a chair in a store, including 10 reports of injuries, including bruises, strains, numbness, bruising and a concussion. .
Marshalls, TJ Maxx, HomeGoods and Homesense stores nationwide from June 2019 through December 2022 for $60-$70.
The TJX Companies Inc., of Framingham, Massachusetts
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