Bubble Knobs Recalled by Cost Plus Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cost Plus World Market and World Market Stores

The “Bubble Knobs” glass cabinet and drawer-pulls can break and expose sharp pieces of glass. This poses a risk of laceration to the consumer.

Recall date: June 11, 2014
Recall number: 14-204
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  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Clear Bubble Knobs

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    Cost Plus World Market Glass Clear Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Blue Bubble Knobs

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    Cost Plus World Market Glass Blue Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Amethyst Bubble Knobs

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    Cost Plus World Market Glass Amethyst Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Green Bubble Knobs

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    Cost Plus World Market Glass Green Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Smoke Bubble Knobs

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    Cost Plus World Market Glass Smoke Bubble Knobs

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    Cost Plus World Market Glass Pink Bubble Knobs

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Glass Bubble Knobs

Hazard:

The knobs can break and expose sharp pieces of glass, posing a risk of laceration to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

Cost Plus Management Services Inc. toll-free at (877) 967-5362 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily or online at www.worldmarket.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 251,400

Description

This recall involves glass bubble knobs used on cabinet doors and drawers. The knobs were sold in two sizes and six colors including: blue, amethyst, pink, green, smoke and clear. The larger knobs are about 1.25 inches in diameter. The smaller knobs are about .75 inches in diameter. The glass knobs are attached to bronze-colored hardware.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received five reports of broken knobs resulting in five reports of hand and/or finger lacerations.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the glass knobs and return them to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide from October 2010 to April 2014 for between $2 and $4.

Distributor

Cost Plus Management Services Inc., of Oakland, Calif.

Manufactured in

India

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Clear Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Blue Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Amethyst Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Green Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Smoke Bubble Knobs

  • Cost Plus World Market Glass Pink Bubble Knobs