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Knape & Vogt recalls office workstations

The workstation can malfunction, causing the gas cylinders to separate and forcefully discharge

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Knape &Vogt Manufacturing Company of Grand Rapids, Mich., is recalling about 76.000 sit-stand office workstations.

The workstation can malfunction, causing the gas cylinders to separate and forcefully discharge, posing an injury hazard.

The firm has received two reports of the gas cylinder separating from the workstation, in one case, the cylinder discharged from the unit resulting in damage to drywall in an office.

This recall involves desktop sit-stand office workstations, sold under the brand names: Adas Elevo Sit-to-Stand Desktop, K&A Manufacturing Helium Surface, 3M Precision Standing Desk, Inscape Rockit, Neutral Posture Ergonomics StandUp X1, Workrite Ergonomics Solace Desktop, Volante and IMOVR Ziplift.

The black or white workstations, which can be used in a sitting or standing position, measure about 36 inches wide by 24 inches deep. They have two handles and two hydraulic gas pressure cylinders which enable the workstation to be raised or lowered.

Affected workstations can be identified by the Lot Number label located on the inside of the right hand top surface bracket of each unit.

The following lot numbers are being recalled:

  • 16-######-VOL
  • 17-######-VOL
  • 18-######-VOL
  • 19-######-VOL

The workstations, manufactured in China, were sold at Knape & Vogt authorized sellers nationwide including online at eBay,,,,,,, and from October 2016, through February 2019, for between $350 and $560.

What to do

Consumers should immediately contact Knape & Vogt to arrange for a free in-home/office repair.

Consumers may contact Knape & Vogt toll-free at (888) 667-1501 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at and click on the recall link in the middle of the page for more information.

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