Knape & Vogt Sit-Stand Workstation Recall [Canada]


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Knape & Vogt Sit-Stand Workstation Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company, a Grand Rapids, Michigan establishment, recalls an estimated 4,000 third-party branded Sit-Stand Office Workstations due to possible structural collapse caused by excessive weight with consequential laceration, impact and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/tpZ630p7zPH

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/70387r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Desktop Sit-Stand Office Workstations, sold under various brand names including Adas Elevo Sit-to-Stand Desktop, K&A Manufacturing Helium Surface, 3M Precision Standing Desk, Inscape WS: Skyrockit Height Adjustable Desk; part number 18-000132-02BLK, Neutral Posture Ergonomics StandUp X1, Workrite Ergonomics Solace Desktop, Volante and IMOVR Ziplift Workstations, as follows:

  • The black or white coloured Sit-Stand Workstations can be used in a sitting or standing position and measure approximately 91.44 cm (~36 inches) wide by 60.96 cm (~24 inches) deep. Each Workstation has two (2) handles and two (2) hydraulic gas pressure cylinders that enable the Workdesk to be raised or lowered. Affected Workstations can be identified by the batch/lot number label located on the inside of the right hand top surface bracket of each unit. Affected batch/lot numbers contain the last three letters “VOL”, s follows:
    • 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 Workstation can be found on the Web site above.

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

According to Health Canada, the recalled Sit-Stand Workstations can malfunction when more than the permitted weight is applied, causing the gas cylinders to separate and forcefully discharge, posing an impact injury hazard. As of the date of this notification, Knape & Vogt Manufacturing had received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received one (1) report of the cylinder suddenly discharging resulting in damage to drywall, and no reports of injuries.

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

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Knape & Vogt toll-free at 1-888-667-1501 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or on the Web at https://www.knapeandvogt.com/volante.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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

==> To see all 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 for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Knape & Vogt, please search for “Knape” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-70387
Recalls Direct RIN: 11768-2019
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