The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has indicated recently that a series of La-Z-Boy control wands are being recalled after certain incidents were reported.
The official announcement indicates that the control wands that are sold with La-Z-Boy Silver Luxury Lift Chairs. The products listed under this particular recall are designed to control the chair’s movement. Since the device may end up overheating, the user may also end up being exposed to a possible burn incident.
Over 4,000 units of these products were sold nationwide.
According to the federal agency, the La-Z-Boy Silver Luxury Lift model chairs that are impacted by this recall can be identified by the S/N number 37205143800005310, and the words “La-Z-Boy”and “REV: o.” The federal agency has also indicated that the products come with the La-Z-Boy logo.
The incidents that prompted the recall included three instances in which the control wands ended up becoming warm while in use. While no injuries were reported, consumers should not ignore the potential risks associated with ignoring this recall.
The official announcement has indicated that consumers should unplug the chair from the wall outlet immediately after learning about this recall. Contacting the local La-Z-Boy furniture dealer you have purchased the product from to make sure that the device can be fixed should be your next step. To make sure that the device is working correctly, the technician should install a free replacement control wand that does not overheat while in use.
Units impacted by this recall were sold between August 2014 and November 2014. For more details on this particular recall, make sure to follow this link to read the full announcement.
Do not ignore the risks associated with postponing to respond to a recall announcement that impacts you. Whenever a recall is issued, products that are impacted go on exposing people to serious risks. Do not let that happen to you and your loved ones.