Recall: Chrome Shelving Recalled by King Long Metal Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2010
Release #10-188
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 445-9355
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Chrome Shelving Recalled by King Long Metal Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco

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 products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Six Tier Chrome Shelving Unit

Units: About 6,800

Manufacturer: King Long Metal Industrial Company, Ltd., of Trumbull, Conn.

Hazard: Shelving unit casters can break at the stem causing the unit to collapse or fall, posing an injury hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one reported incident. No injuries reported.

Description: The six tier chrome shelving unit Model # 392360 can be identified by an NSF King Long Industrial imprint on the corner collar on the side.

Sold Exclusively at: Costco Wholesale Club locations nationwide from December 2009 through January 2010 for about $90.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the casters and use the shelving unit with the adjustable feet levelers included in the original package. Replacement casters are available from the firm.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact King Long Customer Service toll free at (888) 445-9355 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or send an e-mail to customerservicegsm@sbcglobal.net