ACCO Brands Recalls Quartet Magnetic and Dry Erase Boards Due to Laceration Hazard

Recall Details

Units

About 3.3 Million

Description

This recall involves eight styles of Quartet magnetic and dry erase boards, including calendar styles and combination boards with push pins. The boards were sold between January 2005 and December 2013, in eight sizes: 5 ½ x 14, 8 ½ x 11, 11 ½ x 11 ½, 11 x 17, 12 x 12, 14 x14, 17 x 17 and 17 x 23, and in various colors including white, silver, black, blue, green, pink, purple, grey and multicolor. The Quartet logo is printed on the bottom of the boards. 

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received seven reports of hand, finger and foot laceration injuries, including four that required stitches.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately contact ACCO for a caution label that instructs consumers to wear heavy gloves when removing the boards. This recall does not require that consumers remove the mounted boards. Consumers should affix the caution label with safe removal instructions for when needed.

Sold at

Ace Hardware, Fred Meyer, Menards, Office Depot and other stores nationwide and online from January 2005 through December 2013 for between $5 and $10.

Importer(s)

ACCO Brands Corp., of Lake Zurich, Ill.

Manufactured in

China


Jul 30, 2015 | Category: CPSC Recalls (all) | Comments: none



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