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Cost Plus World Market Recalls Twist Swivel Stools

  • Recalled Cost Plus World Market twist swivel stool
Name of Product:
Twist Swivel Stools
Hazard:
The weld joint attaching the stool seat to the center post can break, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
May 12, 2015
Units:
About 125,000
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.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves twist swivel stools with a light brown-finish wood seat and base with four black metal legs. The stools measure 24.5 inches high in the non-extended position and 29.5 inches when fully extended. SKU number 438000 is printed on the UPC sticker attached to the underside of the stool seat.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stool and return it to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund. Refunds can be used toward the purchase of a replacement stool when it becomes available.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 12 reports of the stool's joint breaking.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:
Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide and online at www.worldmarket.com from February 2011 through February 2015 for about $120.
Distributor(s):
Cost Plus Management Services Inc., of Oakland, Calif.
Manufactured In:
Indonesia
Recall number:
15-134
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