The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Cost Plus Inc. announced a voluntary recall of Bistro Chairs today.
About 24,500 chairs were sold.
The chairs can collapse due to faulty rivets, and people can fall off.
Seven incidents were reported when the chairs collapsed, including one report of a minor injury.
The metal painted folding chairs were sold in four colors, red, blue, white and green.
SKU numbers 390225, 390228, 390229 and 390230 are printed on the sales receipt.
The chairs were sold at Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide from January 2007 through June 2007 for about $50.
Consumers should stop using the recalled chairs immediately and return them to any Cost Plus World Market store for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Cost Plus Inc. at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and 12 midnight ET any day, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.worldmarket.com.