West Elm Recalls Dover Dining Table Due to Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–December 29, 2011. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Dover Dining Table

Units: About 830 in the United States and about 10 in Canada

Importer: West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco

Hazard: The wooden base of the table can collapse, causing the glass table top to fall. This poses an injury hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 14 reports of tables collapsing or breaking, including one report of a bruise to a consumer’s leg.

Description: The Dover dining table is a tempered glass-top table with a brown wooden base. The base has four legs, four buttress support bars and three glasstop support bars. “West Elm” and “SKU: 2188233” are printed on a white label on the underside of the long, center beam.

Sold by: West Elm retail and online stores nationwide from July 2011 through October 2011 for about $500.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should contact West Elm for a full store credit. West Elm will schedule a free return pickup of the table.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact West Elm toll-free at (855) 369-4335 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET seven days a week or visit the firm’s website at www.westelm.com

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1484

Picture of recalled dining table

Picture of label from recalled dining table


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