Iron Lover’s Bench Sold Exclusively at Ross Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 13, 2010
Release #11-008
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 455-7677
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Iron Lover’s Bench Sold Exclusively at Ross Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Iron Lover’s benches

Units: About 185

Importer: Ross Stores Inc., Pleasanton, Calif.

Hazard: The bench can tip over when only one person is seated on it. This could pose a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Ross has received two reports of the bench tipping over. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled metal two-seat bench is 51 inches long with SKU number 400051794482 printed on the price tag. The bench is a bronze color.

Sold exclusively at: Ross Stores nationwide between July 2010 and September 2010 for about $90.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these benches and return them to any Ross Store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ross at (877) 455-7677 anytime. Consumers also can visit the Ross Stores’ website at www.rossstores.com

Picture of Recalled Iron Lover's bench