Regency Seating Recalls Oakmont Fabric Stackable Chair Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively by Global Industrial Equipment

Mar 05, 2013, 12:01 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Recall Summary

Name of product: Stackable Chairs
Hazard: The weld connecting the legs to the seat can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Regency for a free replacement chair.
Consumer Contact: Regency Seating Inc., toll-free at (866) 816-9822 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by e-mail at, or online at, then click on Safety Notices for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 750
Description: The recalled chairs are four-legged stackable chairs sold under the name Oakmont exclusively through Global Industrial Equipment. The chairs have a metal frame with padded fabric seat and back cushions. The cushions come in black, blue or burgundy. The model number, manufacture date "5-2011" and part number "PO000837" are on a white label under the seat of the recalled chairs. Chairs with the following descriptions and model numbers are being recalled:




Black Fabric Back and Seat Cushion

WB240168BK and CN240168BK

Blue Fabric Back and Seat Cushion

WB240168BL and CN240168BL

Burgundy Fabric Back and Seat Cushion

WB240168BY and CN240168BY

Incidents/Injuries: Regency Seating has received three reports of leg welds breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Sold exclusively at: Global Industrial Equipment, both online and in its catalog from May 2011 to May 2012 for between $38 and $40.
Importer: Regency Seating Inc., of Akron, Ohio
Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on

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Recall Number: 13-131

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission