April 23, 2001Tropitone Furniture Recalls
Commercial Dining Chairs
CA (SafetyAlerts) - Tropitone
Furniture Co., Inc. is voluntarily recalling for replacement approximately 30,600 of its
Marrakesh dining chairs, model 1324, from commercial purchasers of the chair. The front
legs of the chair can crack, causing the person seated in the chair to fall and sustain
Tropitone has received reports of the front legs of approximately 80 of these chairs
breaking in commercial settings. In 6 instances, users reportedly fell from the chair and
These chairs were sold between 1977 and March of 1999. The chairs were sold in a wide
variety of frame colors, with criss-cross vinyl strapping on the seat and back of the
chairs. The approximate dimensions of the chair are 32 inches high, 24 -1/2 inches deep,
and 23-1/2 inches wide.
Persons should immediately stop using these chairs in commercial settings, and should
contact Tropitone Furniture Co., Inc. to obtain replacements. For more information and to
obtain replacements, call Tropitone at (800) 654-7000, ext. 4099, between 8:00 a.m. and
5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.