PhotoSquare Grove of Austin, Texas, is recalling about 750 Sit-Stand Desk Converters.


The pneumatic lifting mechanism can pinch or break fingers during assembly or use, posing a risk of serious injury.


The company has received reports of two incidents that resulted in a broken finger and a pinched finger with bruising.


This recall involves Square Grove’s Sit-Stand Converters. The model included in the recall is UPL147 and includes the freestand and clamp versions. The freestand version sits on a desk that raises and lowers a computer monitor and keyboard by 17 inches. The clamp version functions the same, but clamps to the back of the desk. The color of both is black.


The dimensions for the top platform are about 24 inches in width and 16 inches in diameter. The keyboard platform dimensions are about 24 inches in width and 9 inches in diameter. The freestanding base platform version dimensions are about 20 inches in width and 20 inches in diameter. The clamp mount version dimensions are about 7 inches in width and 18 inches in diameter. The words “UPLIFT DESK” are printed on the product.


The converters, manufactured in Taiwan, were sold online at and from January 2016, through March 2016, for about $220.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled converters and contact the firm for a free repair kit.


Consumers may contact Square Grove at 800-349-3839 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on the recall notice for more information.


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