Humanscale is recalling more than 20.000 Quickstand Lite Workstations sold or distributed during the period of January 2015 through November 2018 in the USA and Canada. The M8 Dynamic Long Arm can fail, which can cause the workstation to fall and pose a risk of injury to someone at or near the unit.
According to the information published on the website of the US CPSC (United States Consumer Product Safety Commission), the company has received 52 reports of the arm breaking, including 12 reports of minor injuries from the arm breaking and falling on consumers.
This recall involves QuickStand Lite height adjustable workstations for single or double computer monitor screens. The workstations have a keyboard platform and an adjustable arm. The workstations measure about 19.5 inches high and about 25.6 inches wide. The workstations were sold in black and white with gray trim. The Quickstand Lite Workstation were sold at furniture stores and online at Humanscale.com, Fellowes.com and on other websites from January 2015 through November 2018 for about $600.
Replacement Kit available in 8-12 weeks
Humascale says they will provide a replacement kit in 8-12 weeks from the date you contact them.
If you have one the the impacted products you can contact the company for a free repair kit. Call Humanscale toll-free at 855-319-0315 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday, email at QSLinquiry@humanscale.com or online at www.humanscale.com and click on Recall Information at the top of the page for more information.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.