The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Fold-Out Sleeper Ottomans
Units: About 2,650
Manufacturer: Perfect Generation World, of Xiamen Fujian, China
Importer: LTD Commodities LLC, of Bannockburn, Ill.
Hazard: The welding joints on the legs can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of ottoman legs that have broken, including two reports of minor injuries.
Description: 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.
Sold by: LTD Commodities, ABC Distributing and The Lakeside Collection both online and through catalogs between June 2011 and October 2011 for about $170.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: 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.
Consumer Contact: 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