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Nearly 82,000 adjustable metal office chairs have been recalled after 10 people were injured while testing them at stores, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

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According to a news release, 81,700 chairs made in China and distributed by the TJX Companies Inc., of Framingham, Massachusetts, were recalled in the U.S., with an additional 1,000 chairs recalled in Canada.

The chairs were sold nationally at Marshalls, T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods and Homesense stores from June 2019 through December 2022, the CPSC said. They carry a retail price between $60 and $70.

“The back of the chair can break or detach from the seat base when a consumer is seated in the chair, posing a fall hazard,” the CPSC said in its news release.

According to the alert, there were 12 reports in which the back of the chair broke or was detached from the seat base when a customer sat down at a store. In 10 of those cases, consumers suffered injuries, “including contusions, strains, numbness, bruising and one reported concussion,” the CPSC stated.

The chairs were available in white, black, gray, cream, floral, pink, orange, navy, light blue, brown and mint. The oval cushions are faux leather, velvet, linen or boucle.

According to the CPSC, the styles covered in the retail include model Nos. GT646, GT646A, GT646AA, GT646AB, GT646AABO. The style numbers can be found on the hang tag of the chair.

TJX is offering refunds, and consumers can also return the chair to any of the stores where it was sold. Consumers can return the chairs to any of the above stores for a full refund.

Consumers with more questions can call TJX toll-free at 888-359-4763 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or online at

Marshalls can be contacted at or at; T.J. Maxx can answer questions at or at; HomeGood lists for consumers or; for consumers who bought at home sense, customers are directed online at or; and Homesense customers can go to or at