Recall: Cost Plus Glass Bubble Knobs
On 2014-06-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cost Plus Glass Bubble Knobs due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2010 for about $2 to $4.
About 300,000 units are involved in this Cost Plus / World Market decorative knobs recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Other Decor category in 2014.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 967-5362
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What is the problem?
The knobs can break and expose sharp pieces of glass, posing a risk of laceration to the consumer.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves glass bubble knobs used on cabinet doors and drawers. The knobs were sold in two sizes and six colors including: blue, amethyst, pink, green, smoke and clear. The larger knobs are about 1.25 inches in diameter. The smaller knobs are about .75 inches in diameter. The glass knobs are attached to bronze-colored hardware.
These items were sold new+ at Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide from October 2010 to April 2014 for between $2 and $4.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the glass knobs and return them to any Cost Plus World Market or World Market store for a full refund.
Cost Plus Management Services Inc. 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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received five reports of broken knobs resulting in five reports of hand and/or finger lacerations.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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