Cost Plus World Market Recalls Twist Swivel Stools Due to Fall Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–May 14, 2015 

  • Recalled Cost Plus World Market twist swivel stool
    Recalled Cost Plus World Market twist swivel stool

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Twist Swivel Stools

Hazard:  The weld joint attaching the stool seat to the center post can break, posing a fall hazard.

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 125,000

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.

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received12 reports of the stool’s joint breaking.  No injuries have been reported.

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.

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

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