The surface coating paint on the interior metal chains contains excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Cost Plus World Market toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET daily or visit the firm's website www.worldmarket.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
The Aman Trunk is a wooden storage trunk measuring 38 inches wide by 18 inches high by 18 inches deep. The sides have a natural finish with a deep red painted front panel that is surrounded by decorative metal trim with a metal plate for securing a padlock. There are chains on the interior to keep the hinged dark wood lid attached to the trunk body. The sides of the trunk have metal handles for lifting. The trunk stands on four carved wooden feet. A sticker attached to the bottom of trunk has a UPC bar code numbered 24441018 and one of the following PO numbers: 200450992, 200450994, 200450995, 400450998 or 400450999.
Consumers should immediately stop using the trunks and contact Cost Plus World Market for a free replacement of lead-compliant chains.
No injuries were reported.
Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide and online at www.worldmarket.com from August 2013 to November 2013 for about $300.
Classic Concepts, of Vernon, Calif.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
For lifesaving information:
Please use the below phone number for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800