La-Z-Boy Recalls Power Supplies Sold With Lift Chairs Due to Shock Hazard




Power supply connected to lift chair
Power supply connected to lift chair
Model 1HL562 and Model 1ML562, Gold Series Lift Chair
Model 1HL562 and Model 1ML562, Gold Series Lift Chair
Power supply with cover attached
Power supply with cover attached




February 16, 2017


Washington, DC - - (February 8, 2017) - - According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, La-Z-Boy is recalling Power supplies sold with certain lift chairs. The recall involves the power supplies sold with:


Gold Series electric Lift Chairs

Clayton Luxury-Lift (Model 1HL562)


Power Lift (Model 1ML562)


Luxury-Lift (Models 1LF505 and 1LF819)


The units being recalled were also part of conversion kits for older lift chairs with Models 1LL320, 1LL508, 1LL515, 1LM320, 1LM508 and 1LM515.

The recall notice described the hazard as follows:

The lift chair’s power supply cover can crack within the screw housing and break, causing the cover to detach and exposing the power supply’s electrical components, posing a shock hazard to users.

The power supply enables the chair’s seat to lift a consumer from a seated into a standing position. The power supply casing is a black, plastic rectangular box measuring approximately 6 inches by 3½ inches by 3½ inches. Only power supplies with LOT #150113 are included in this recall. The model name, model number and lot number are printed on the back of the power supply.

The notice says consumers should immediately stop using the power supplies to power the lift chairs and contact La-Z-Boy for a free replacement power supply.

The items being recalled were sold at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries and independent furniture stores nationwide and online at la-z-boy.com from September 2015 through November 2016 for between $1,900 and $2,800. The power supplies were also sold separately for about $170 and provided free under warranty as replacements for use with previously-purchased chairs.

The recall notice directs consumers to contact La-Z-Boy toll-free at 855-592-9087 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.la-z-boy.com and click on the Recall button for more information.




Information source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission