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Hazen mesh office chairs being recalled by Staples due to fall hazard

Hazen ChairStaples is recalling about 124,000 Hazen Mesh Task chairs.

The legs on the base of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.

Staples has received 20 reports of the legs breaking on the chairs, including three reports of injuries resulting in minor cuts and bruises.

This recall involves Staples and Quill Hazen Mesh Task chairs. The chair has 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.

The chairs were sold at Staples’ stores nationwide and online at staples.com, staplesadvantage.com, and quill.com from October 2014 through April 2017. The cost was between $100 and $180.  

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Staples to receive a free replacement base and instructions for replacing the original base, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.

For more information, call Staples at 866-755-1321 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 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.

Copyright 2017, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

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