OFFICE CHAIRS About 8,400 Realspace Soho Prestigio high-back leather
chairs sold exclusively at Office
Depot retail stores nationwide and online at OfficeDepot.com from October 2008
through February 2011 for about $250. The seat plate can break, posing fall and
injury hazards to consumers. Office Depot has received 78 reports of incidents
involving seat plates breaking, including one report of a fall injury.
IF YOU OWN ONE Contact the manufacturer, True Innovations, for a free seat repair kit including a replacement seat plate and an installation tool. Call 800-379-9773 or go to www.trueinnovations.com for more information.
RIDE-ON TOY CARS About 4,700 Range Rider ride-on toy cars
sold at Fingerhut catalogs and online at Fingerhut.com and Gettington.com from
September 2010 through May 2012 for between $200 and $230. The battery can overheat, smoke,
melt and catch on fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The
importer, Bluestem, has received nine reports of incidents in which batteries
smoked or caught on fire and melted the battery’s connections or scorched the
plastic in the ride-on car. No injuries have been reported.
IF YOU OWN ONE Remove the battery and contact Bluestem for a full refund of the purchase price plus reimbursement for shipping and handling. The firm is directly contacting those who purchased the recalled ride-on toy cars. Call at 866-931-5417 or go to www.fingerhut.com or www.gettington.com and click on Product Recall for more information.
For the latest information on all recalls, go to Recalls.gov. There you'll find recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, among others.