Knape & Vogt Sit-Stand Workstation Recall [US]


Knape & Vogt Sit-Stand Workstation Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company, a Grand Rapids, Michigan establishment, recalls an estimated 76,000 Sit-Stand Office Workstations due to suspected gas cylinder malfunction failure and consequential risk of sudden explosive discharge, injury and laceration, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/iwb630oJDZR

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Knape-Vogt-Recalls-Office-Workstations-Due-to-Injury-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Desktop Sit-Stand Office Workstations, sold under the brand names: Adas Elevo Sit-to-Stand Desktop, K&A Manufacturing Helium Surface, 3M Precision Standing Desk, Inscape Rockit, Neutral Posture Ergonomics StandUp X1, Workrite Ergonomics Solace Desktop, Volante and IMOVR Ziplift.

  • The black or white Office Workstations can be used in a sitting or standing position. The Office Workstations measure approximately 36 inches wide by 24 inches deep. They have two handles and two hydraulic gas pressure cylinders that enable the workstation to be raised or lowered. Affected Office Workstations can be identified by the Lot Number label located on the inside of the right hand top surface bracket of each unit. Affected lot numbers contain the last three letters “VOL”.

The affected lot numbers include:

    • 16-######-VOL
    • 17-######-VOL
    • 18-######-VOL
    • 19-######-VOL

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Workstations can malfunction, causing the gas cylinders to separate and forcefully discharge, posing an injury hazard. Knape & Vogt has received two reports of the gas cylinder separating from the workstation, in one case, the cylinder discharged from the unit resulting in damage to drywall in an office.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Office Workstations, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Knape & Vogt to arrange for a free in-home/office inspection repair..

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle lacerations.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at Knape & Vogt toll-free at 1-888-667-1501 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST on Saturday and Sunday, on the Web at http://www.kv.com and click on the Recall link.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Office Workstations, please search for “workstations” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company, please search for “Knape” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-121
Recalls Direct RIN: 11472-2019
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