About Amia desk chairs

Recall Date: 1/18/2012

This recall includes the model 482 Series Steelcase Amia desk chairs manufactured between March 1, 2011 and June 6, 2011. The model number and manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of the chair seat. The seats are available in various colored fabric options as well as leather.

Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Steelcase toll-free at (800) 391-7194 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also e-mail the firm at retrofits@steelcase.com


  • Authorized Steelcase dealers and retail outlets including Healthy Back Store, CSN, Home Office Solutions, Office & Company and Sam Flax stores nationwide and online at www.store.steelcase.com from March 2011 through June 2011 for between $350 and $700.


  • Steelcase Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Made In

  • United States


  • Steelcase Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.


  • Steelcase Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Category ID: 67768

Number of Units Sold: About 11,000


  • The pivot pins installed in the control mechanism under the chair seat can fall out, posing a fall hazard to the user.


  • None reported.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact Steelcase to receive adhesive covers to apply over the pivot pins on their chairs. These pin adhesive covers can be applied without the use of a tool in less than five minutes. The firm is contacting all known purchasers.

Resolution Options

  • Repair

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2012/Steelcase-Inc-Recalls-Desk-Chairs-Due-to-Fall-Hazard