Recall: Fold-Out Sleeper Ottomans
On 2012-02-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fold-Out Sleeper Ottomans due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2011 for about $170.
About 3,000 units are involved in this LTD Commodities sleeper ottoman 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 Sofas, Futons & Sleepers category in 2012.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 736-3654
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What is the problem?
The welding joints on the legs can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves fold-out sleeper ottomans with a brown slipcover. The ottoman unfolds to three cushions on a black, steel frame. Velcro straps secure the cushions to the frame when in the unfolded sleep position. A tag with the manufacturer's registration number "VA18265(CN)" is attached to one of the three cushions.
These items were sold new+ at LTD Commodities, ABC Distributing and The Lakeside Collection both online and through catalogs between June 2011 and October 2011 for about $170.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the firm to obtain instructions on how to obtain a full refund. LTD Commodities is directly notifying known purchasers about the recall.
For more information, contact LTD Commodities LLC and ABC Distributing toll free at (866)736-3654, or The Lakeside Collection toll-free at (866)847-4327 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT. Consumers can also visit the website of the retailers at: www.ltdcommodities.com, www.abcdistributing.com or www.lakeside.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received four reports of ottoman legs that have broken, including two reports of minor injuries.
+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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