Consumer Alert: Office Chair Recall

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–A consumer alert: Office Chair recall. A major recall is underway for office chairs sold at Office Depot, according to The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The CPSC has announced a voluntary recall of the Realspace Soho Prestigio High-Back Leather Chair. Hazard: The seat plate can break, posing fall and injury hazards to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Office Depot has received 78 reports of incidents involving seat plates breaking, including one report of a fall injury. Description: This recall involves Prestigio model leather office chairs. The high-back leather chairs were sold in black and have a five-leg metallic finish base with casters. The SKU number 181-265 and the words “Realspace Soho” and “Prestigio High-Back Chair Black Leather” are printed on a label located on the underside of the seat. Sold exclusively at: Office Depot retail stores nationwide and online at from October 2008 through February 2011 for about $250. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact True Innovations for a free seat repair kit including a replacement seat plate and an installation tool. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact True Innovations at (800) 379-9773 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at

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