VARIDESK Stand2Learn Stools recalled due to Fall Hazard

Starting date:
January 29, 2020
Posting date:
January 29, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72205

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: VARIDESK Stand2Learn Stools.
  • Issue: A support bar on the stool can break, posing a fall and injury hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact VARIDESK for a refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and VARIDESK.

Affected products

VARIDESK Stand2Learn Stool

Product description

This recall involves VARIDESK Stand2Learn Stools adjustable-height stools ranging in height from 48 to 84 cm.

Recalled products:
Model UPC

Date Codes

(located on the sticker under the seat)

42058 8-13866-02360-7 05292018
05302018
05312018
06012018
06022018

 

Hazard identified

A support bar on the stool can break, posing a fall and injury hazard.

As of January 23, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.  In the United States, the company has received 7 reports of the stool breaking and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 300 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 4,700 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June, 2018 to November, 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Companies

Distributor
VARIDESK LLC
Coppell
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact VARIDESK for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact VARIDESK toll-free at 855-624-4977 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (CST) from Monday to Friday or online at https://www.varidesk.com/standing-desk-support  or www.varidesk.com and click on Contact for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.