Grand Rapids Chair Recalls Chairs and Barstools Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)

This recall involves Grand Rapids Chair Company Sadie chairs (model 837) and barstools (model 837S). The model number is printed on the underside of the chair, on the care and use instruction label.  The chairs have a seat height of 18.5” and overall width of 22.5”, and the barstools have a seat height of 30” and overall width of 22.5”.  The Sadie chairs have a steel frame of various colors with a wood seat base and seatback. The Sadie barstools have a steel frame of various colors, with a footrest and a wood seat base and seatback.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The back leg of the chairs can bend and the seat tabs or screws on the seat can loosen. When loose, pinch points between the seat and steel frame are created, posing a risk of injury.
  • Remedy
  • Incidents
    The firm has received three reports of finger injuries including a finger laceration, bruise and fracture.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled chairs and barstools and contact Grand Rapids Chair Company to schedule a free repair.
  • Sold At
    Grand Rapids Chair sales representatives and distributors, both directly to end users and in the company’s commercial showrooms in Byron Center, Mich. and Chicago, Ill. from June 2014 through January 2016 for between $150 and $200.
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