Recall: Sauder Woodworking Recalls TV Stands Due to TV Tip-over Hazard

December 11, 2007
Alert #08-525
Sauder Woodworking Recalls TV Stands Due to TV Tip-over Hazard

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.

Name of Product: TV Stands

Units: About 30

Manufacturer: Sauder Woodworking Co., of Archbold, Ohio

Hazard: The plastic feet of the TV stand can crack or break. The stability of the stand can be reduced, increasing the risk of a TV tipping-over.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled TV Stand measures 23 inches (h) x 43 1/4 inches (w) x 17 1/2 inches (d) with a brushed maple finish. The stand has black, wrought-iron legs and a lower shelf with a pull-out drawer. The model number (402806) and UPC (0004266643392) are located on the product’s carton and instructions. The top shelf does not have a raised front edge.

Sold at: A limited number of Wal-Mart stores during August 2007 for about $90.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should contact Sauder to receive free replacement feet. Until the feet are replaced, consumers should be sure the TV is placed at least 1/2 inch back from the front edge of the TV shelf.

Consumer Contact: For further information, contact Sauder at (800) 523-3987 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at

TV Stands