Southern Motion Power Reclining Chair & Sofa Recall [US]


Southern Motion Power Reclining Chair & Sofa Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Southern Motion, a Pontotoc, Mississippi establishment, recalls an estimated 2,300 Wireless Power Reclining Furniture products including Chairs, Sofas and Ottomans from the American marketplace due to suspected battery overheating and consequential risks of fire, burns, smoke inhalation and property damage, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/fVa930qv4Gi

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Southern-Motion-Recalls-Wireless-Power-Reclining-Furniture-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Wireless Power Reclining Chairs and Sofas powered by lithium-ion batteries, as follows:

  • The batteries that are reportedly subject to overheating are installed internally as an optional equipment upgrade in custom configurable reclining Chairs and Sofas and are visible when looking under the upholstery in the rear of the Furniture in a black mounting bracket. The affected batteries are black and rectangular and are marked with the word “ENouvation” on a white label on the reverse side.

The side of the batteries have blinking lights indicating the charge level of the battery. The recalled pieces of Furniture have a white label on the back underside of the Footrest Ottoman that states “Options: WP” indicating “Wireless Power”, along with the product’s unique serial, style, and cover fabric numbers and the custom production date.

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

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

According to the CPSC, the lithium-ion batteries used to power the “Wireless Power” reclining furniture can overheat, posing a fire hazard

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Furniture, please do not use them. Instead, kindly remove the subject batteries if you are able to do so and set them aside for safe storage then contact Southern Motion for a free in-home repair, including a credit for the cost of the Wireless Power lithium-ion battery option.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat burns and/or smoke inhalation.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Southern Motion Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-368-8865 during from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.SouthernMotion.com and click on the “Product Safety” link for more information or by e-mail at wprecall@southernmotion.com.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Smoke Inhalation hazards, please search for “smoke” 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 Southern Motion, please search for “Southern Motion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-103
Recalls Direct RIN: 12878-2020
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