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Safety Alert

Office Depot Recalls Desks Due To Shock Hazard

Name of product: Realspace Magellan Performance Electric Height-Adjustable Desks

Hazard: The desk's control box has an electrical issue resulting in reverse polarity, which could pose a shock hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Recall date: July 10, 2019

Units: About 19,000

Consumer Contact: Office Depot at 800-949-9974 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.officedepot.com and click on Recall Notices at the bottom of the page for more information.

Description: This recall involves Realspace Magellan Performance-Electric Height-Adjustable Desks. They were sold in espresso or cherry colors. The desks have the Office Depot SKU number 358370 (espresso) or 216230 (cherry) printed on a label located underneath the desk top. The desk's control box is located under the desk on the right side and controls the desk's upward and downward movements.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled desks and contact Office Depot to receive a free replacement control box with installation instructions. Office Depot is notifying purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Sold At: Office Depot stores in the United States and Puerto Rico and online at officedepot.com from April 1, 2017 through February 22, 2019 for about $500.

Importer: Office Depot, Inc., of Boca Raton, Fla.

Distributor: N/A

Manufactured In: Taiwan