Iron Lover's Bench Sold Exclusively at Ross Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Oct 13, 2010, 13:01 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /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: Iron Lover's benches  

Units: About 185

Importer:  Ross Stores Inc., Pleasanton, Calif.

Hazard:  The bench may tip over when only one person is seated on it.  This could pose a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Ross has received two reports of the bench tipping over.  No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled metal two-seat bench is 51 inches long with SKU number 400051794482 printed on the price tag. The bench is a bronze color.

Sold exclusively at: Ross Stores nationwide between July 2010 and September 2010 for about $90.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these benches and return them to any Ross Store for a full refund.    

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ross at (877) 455-7677 anytime. Consumers also can visit the Ross Stores' website at

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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 it by visiting

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 455-7677

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission