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RECALL: Chair Poses Fall Hazard


Poppin Pitch model rolling chairs have been recalled because the seat plate can break and detach from the seat base, posing a fall hazard. Poppin has received five incident reports involving failure of the seat plate mechanism, though no injuries have been reported, according to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall 18-723.

About 2,800 Pitch chairs were sold in red, blue, dark gray, khaki, and dark blue fabric upholstery, with a chrome-plated base and five roller wheels. Model numbers affected include 103772, 103767, 103769, 103771, and 103768.The Poppin logo and model number are located underneath the chair. The chairs were sold between March 2016 and September 2017.

Facility managers affected by this recall are directed to stop using the chair and contact Poppin for a free repair, including a new seat plate mechanism and installation. Poppin can be reached at 888-676-7746, retrofits@poppin.com or online at www.poppin.com. 

This Quick Read was submitted by Naomi Millán, senior editor, Building Operating Management. Go here for other recent recall notices.

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