NeoRok Classroom Stool Recall [US & Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: NeoRok Classroom Stool Recall [US & Canada]School Specialty expands its existing recall to include a total of 8,150 NeoRok Stools due to breakage, fall and injury hazards. CPSC:; HCSC:

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Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves new and previously recalled 18-inch tall and 20-inch tall Classroom Select NeoRok Stools with a tilting and rocking feature, for use by children in a classroom setting.

The recalled Stools have a round black rubber seat insert with a solid color plastic seat and black rimmed base. The Classroom Select logo is printed on one side of the base and the NeoRok name is printed on the other side of the base. The Stools were sold in 12 colors, as follows:

  • Cardinal (red)
  • Claret (maroon)
  • Ebony (black)
  • Imperial (blue)
  • Lilac (purple)
  • Marine (navy blue)
  • Nickel (silver)
  • Paprika (orange)
  • Periwinkle (light blue)
  • Pistachio (green)
  • Saffron (yellow)
  • Slate (gray)

The recalled 18-inch tall Stools are marked with item number “1496340” while the recalled 20-inch tall Stools are marked with item number “1496342”.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. An additional variation of the recalled Stool is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the Stool can break during use, posing a fall hazard. School Specialty has received a total of nine (9) reports of stools breaking during use, including one (1) report involving a concussion.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled NeoRok Stools, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact School Specialty for a full refund or merchandise credit. Consumers who received replacement Stools in the previous recall should also contact the School Specialty for a full refund or merchandise credit. School Specialty is also contacting registered consumers directly.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact School Specialty toll-free at 1-877-204-3948 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the Product Recalls link on the bottom right side of the page.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-721
HCSC ID number: RA-56588
Recalls Direct RIN: 6440-2016
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