Dining Tables Recalled by EQ3 Due to Collapse and Impact Hazards

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 12, 2011.  The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Scarpa Wood and Glass Round Dining Tables

Units: About 20

Importer: EQ3 Ltd., of Winnipeg, Canada

Hazard: The wooden table base can split and/or collapse, causing the glass table top to fall. This poses collapse and impact hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: EQ3 is aware of four incidents where the table base split and/or cracked, causing the table top to slant or fall. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled dining tables have a round top made of tempered glass, and three interlocking wooden legs, either black or brown in color. The tables measure 60 inches in diameter and 30 inches high. They have a nearly half inch thick (10 mm) clear glass top. Recalled tables have five screw holes in the joint where the legs meet. “Model 24396” and “Made In/Fabrique Au: China” are printed on a label at the joint.

Sold at: EQ3 Stores and furniture stores nationwide from January 2011 through June 2011 for about $500.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Scarpa tables and contact EQ3 to arrange for pickup of the table in exchange for a free replacement product or full refund. EQ3 has contacted all known purchasers.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact EQ3 toll-free at (888) 988-2014 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 12:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, or visit the firm’s website at www.EQ3.com

Picture of recalled Scarpa dining table
Scarpa Dining Table

Picture of recalled dining table label
Label located at the table joint

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 www.saferproducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov