WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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: Recycled Silk Floor Mats Units: About 17,000 Distributor: Cost Plus Inc., of Oakland, Calif. Hazard: The recalled silk mats can have a tack or staple woven into the fabric strips. The tack or staple can cut consumers, posing a laceration hazard. Incidents/Injuries: Cost Plus is aware of one incident in which a tack was discovered in a mat by a consumer. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recycled silk floor mats measure 2 ft. by 3 ft. They were sold in a variety of color stripe combinations. "World Market" and "SKU 441536" are printed on the mat's white care label sewn into the bottom of the mat. Sold exclusively at: Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide from June 2011 through May 2012 for about $17. Manufactured in:India Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled floor mats and return them to any Cost Plus World Market store for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. through 12 p.m. PT any day,or visit the firm's website at www.worldmarket.com and click on Product Recalls under Customer Service.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.