Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)

This recalls involves Room & Board’s Doyle arm chairs and side chairs. The wood chairs were sold with and without an upholstered seat and in five different finishes:  Charcoal, cherry, maple, shell and walnut. Each chair has a barcode printed on a label located under the seat on the inside of the seat frame. “Room & Board–Handcrafted in Vermont” is inscribed on the seat frame next to the barcode. A complete list of bar codes included in this recall can be found on the firm's website.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The backrest can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    The firm has received 10 incident reports of the chair backrest breaking, including one report of a scratch. 
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Room & Board ‎to receive a free replacement chair or a full refund. Room & Board is contacting consumers directly‎.
  • Sold At
    Room & Board stores nationwide and online at www.roomandboard.com from May 2015 through December 2015 for between $350 and $520 for the arm chairs and between $300 and $400 for the side chairs‎.
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  • Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)
  • Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)
  • Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)
  • Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)
  • Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)
  • Room & Board Recalls Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Room & Board (Recall Alert)
 
 
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