What are the defects?
The chair is labelled with a safe working limit of 200kg, testing showed that at a weight of around 150kg there was a potential for weld failure in the frame and if occupied the chair back could collapse.
The chair’s safe working limit is 130kg.
What are the hazards?
If the chair back collapses backwards while the chair is occupied, there is a risk of injury to the occupant or bystanders.
What should consumers do?
If the occupant of the chair exceeds or is likely to exceed 130kg, consumers should immediately stop using the chair and contact R & R Healthcare Equipment or K Care Healthcare Solutions.
R & R Healthcare Equipment will provide affected consumers with a corrected label to replace the existing weight limit label.
For more information, consumers can contact K Care Healthcare Solutions on 1300 783 783.
Healthcare equipment retailers and rehabilitation services
- 1 January 2010 – 15 June 2020