Cost Plus World Market Recalls Tovin Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

12 Jan, 2016, 14:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Cost-Plus-World-Market-Recalls-Tovin-Chairs

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Tovin Chairs

Hazard: The legs on the chair can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chair and return it to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund.

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

Units: About 1,880 

Description: This recall involves upholstered Tovin chairs sold in a black and white print. The chairs are 32-inches tall by 23-inches wide, and have a wooden frame with clear floor glides. SKU number 507667 is printed on a UPC sticker affixed to the underside of the chair.

Incidents/Injuries: Cost Plus World Market has received five reports of the chair legs bending or 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 July 2015 through October 2015 for about $240.  

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

Manufactured in: Vietnam

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