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The Wilson and Fisher brand ottomans are dark brown resin wicker with cream colored cushions. They are part of a six-piece Cayman Resin Wicker seating set consisting of two ottomans, two chairs, a sofa and a table. The recalled sets will have item number DA13-015-6S-2CO and SKU 810140754, which can be found in the instructions that accompany the sets.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ottomans and return them to any Big Lots store for a $50 refund each. Customers will be allowed to keep the remaining pieces in the sets.
Big Lots has received 19 reports of consumers falling through the centers of ottomans. Six reported minor injuries such as back strain, scratches, bruises or contusions.
Big Lots stores nationwide from February 2014 through March 2014 for about $320 per set.
Big Lots, of Columbus, Ohio
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