WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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.
Name of Product: Marble Top Plant Stands
Units: About 1,800
Importer: Ross Stores Inc., of Pleasanton, Calif.
Hazard: The marble top of the plant stand can detach from the base and fall onto consumers, posing a risk of injury.
Incidents/Injuries: Ross Stores has received two reported incidents in which the marble top fell off the plant stand's base and bruised consumers.
Description: The plant stands have gray marble tops and black wrought iron bases. They were sold in three sizes: small 24 inches tall, medium 28 inches tall, and large 32 inches tall.
Sold exclusively at: Ross Stores nationwide between March 2009 and June 2009 for between $15 and $27.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these plant stands and return them to any Ross Store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ross Stores at (800) 305-0510 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.rossstores.com