This recall involves “Wireless Power” reclining furniture powered by lithium-ion batteries. The batteries are installed internally as an optional equipment upgrade in custom configurable reclining furniture and are visible when looking under the upholstery in the rear of the furniture in a black mounting bracket. The batteries are black and rectangular. The top of the batteries are marked with the word ENouvation. ENouvation is printed on a white label on the reverse side. The side of the batteries have blinking lights indicating the charge level of the battery. Recalled furniture has a white label on the back underside of the footrest ottoman which states “Options: WP”, indicating “Wireless Power”, along with the product’s unique serial, style, and cover fabric numbers and the custom production date.
“Wireless Power” Reclining FurnitureAbout 2,300
Rooms To Go, Art Van, Nebraska Furniture Mart, and other furniture stores nationwide from January 2019 through September 2019 for between approximately $1000 and $2500.
Recall Date: Apr 2, 2020
The firm is aware of 6 incidents of batteries overheating and causing fires to the chairs and floor coverings. No injuries have been reported.
Southern Motion, of Pontotoc, Miss.
Recall ID: 8786
Last Published: Apr 2, 2020
Emert Number: 20103
Emert Status: Announced