Herman Miller Recalls Fiberglass Rocking Chairs Due to Fall Hazard



This recall involves Herman Miller’s Eames-branded molded fiberglass armchair rockers with model numbers beginning with RFAR. The rockers were sold in multiple shell colors and frame finishes, and with or without upholstery. The upholstered rockers measure about 25.25 by 25.5 by 27 inches and the non-upholstered about 25 by 25.5 by 27 inches. Recalled rockers were manufactured from May 1, 2013 through September 8, 2017. The manufacture date in MM/DD/YYYY format and the model number are printed on a label located on the underside of the seat. The Herman Miller, the Eames Office and the Eames signature logos are molded into the underside of the seat
Product:
Eames fiberglass rockersAbout 1,600 (in addition, about 190 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64826r-eng.php
Retailer:
Herman Miller, Design Within Reach and Herman Miller’s authorized retailers and dealers nationwide and online at http://store.hermanmiller.com and www.dwr.com from May 2013 through September 2017 for about $650 (non-upholstered) and $890 (upholstered).
Recall Date:    Oct 17, 2017
Injury:
Herman Miller has received nine reports of consumers falling, including six resulting in injuries that included bumps and cuts.
Mfg:
Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, Mich.
Mfg Country:
United States
Recall ID:    8157
Last Published:    Oct 17, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18010
Emert Status:    Announced