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RECALL #15: Cabinet door/drawer bubble glass knobs recalled

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Anyone who has used glass knobs on cabinets and furniture might be interested in this recall.

Recall Date: June 11, 2014
Recall Number: 14-204

Bubble Knobs Recalled by Cost Plus Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cost Plus World Market and World Market Stores

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Glass Bubble Knobs

Hazard: The knobs can break and expose sharp pieces of glass, posing a risk of laceration to the consumer.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: 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.

Recall Details

Units: About 251,400

Description: 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.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of broken knobs resulting in five reports of hand and/or finger lacerations.

Remedy: 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.

Sold exclusively at: Cost Plus World Market and World Market stores nationwide from October 2010 to April 2014 for between $2 and $4.

Distributor: Cost Plus Management Services Inc., of Oakland, Calif.

Manufactured in: India

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