Computer desk set sold at Office Depot
recalled due to risk of falls
April 6, 2006
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,
in cooperation with New Focus Marketing Corp.,
is recalling a computer desk and chair set
sold at Office Depot stores. The seat on
the chair can break and fall through during
use causing an individual to fall and suffer
injuries. Consumers should stop using recalled
products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
New Focus Marketing has received reports
of two injuries involving chairs breaking.
Injuries include a consumer who received
bruises to the arm and shoulder, and another
consumer who suffered a minor back injury.
The recalled three-piece
set includes a desk, computer stand and
chair. Model number NF913232 is located
on the product’s
box. The chair in the office set is grey
with a black seat and a silver tubular metal
Manufactured in China, the sets were sold
at Office Depot stores from June 2005 through
Consumers should stop using the chair immediately
and contact Office Depot to receive a gift
card for the full price of the desk set upon
receipt of the chair. For additional information,
contact Office Depot at (800) 944-3340 between
9 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. EST Monday through Friday,
the firm's website.