Cost Plus World Market Recalls Reading Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

The front leg on reading chairs sold without front leg support blocks can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Recall date: December 03, 2015
Recall number: 16-052
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Reading Chairs

Hazard:

The front leg on reading chairs sold without front leg support blocks can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact:

Cost Plus World Market 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.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,700

Description

This recall involves high-back upholstered reading chairs sold in a black and white floral print. The chairs are 37-inches tall by 30-inches wide, and have four wooden legs with the front two on casters. SKU number 473747 is printed on a UPC sticker affixed to the underside of the chair.

Incidents/Injuries

Cost Plus World Market has received eight reports of front chair legs bending or breaking, including one report of an injury when a consumer fell out of the chair.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and inspect the front legs for support blocks. Chairs without support blocks can be returned to any Cost Plus World Market for a free exchange. Consumers should contact Cost Plus World Market or log onto www.worldmarket.com for instructions on how to inspect the chair legs for support blocks.

Sold exclusively at

Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide and online at www.worldmarket.com from January 2015 through September 2015 for about $300. 

Distributor(s)

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

Manufactured in

China

  • Chair without a support block

  • Chair with a support block to the left.