West Elm Recalls Dover Dining Table Due to Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.
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Name of Product: Dover Dining Table
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Units: About 830 in the United States and about 10 in Canada
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Importer: West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco
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Hazard: The wooden base of the table can collapse, causing the glass table top to fall. This poses an injury hazard to consumers.
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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.
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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.
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Sold by: West Elm retail and online stores nationwide from July 2011 through October 2011 for about $500.
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Manufactured in: China
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Remedy: Consumers should contact West Elm for a full store credit. West Elm will schedule a free return pickup of the table.
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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
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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

( December 29, 2011 )

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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

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