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From Products Liability Law Daily, July 18, 2018

Crate and Barrel recalls floor mirrors for laceration hazard

By Colleen Kave, J.D.

Crate and Barrel, of Northbrook, Illinois, has recalled around 830 Josephine floor mirrors because the mirror’s glass can separate from the wooden backing and fall, posing a laceration hazard (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 18-190, July 18, 2018).

Incidents and injuries. Crate and Barrel has received three reports of the mirror glass becoming loose or separating from the wooden backing. No injuries have been reported.

Product description. This recall involves Crate and Barrel’s Josephine floor mirrors, sold individually or as a set of three mirrors that can be hung vertically or horizontally. The mirror consists of a larger rectangular mirror and a smaller square mirror on wooden backing that measures about 16 inches wide, 3 inches deep, and 90.5 inches long. The hangtag that came with the mirror has the number 215-037 printed next to the bar code.

These floor mirrors, which were manufactured in Mexico, were sold exclusively at Crate and Barrel stores nationwide and online at www.crateandbarrel.com from December 2016 through February 2018 for about $450 for a single mirror and $1,250 for a three-mirror set.

Remedy. Consumers should stop using the recalled mirrors immediately and contact Crate and Barrel to arrange for a free replacement mirror. Crate and Barrel is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact Crate and Barrel at 800-451-8217 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or online at www.crateandbarrel.com and click on "Product Recall."

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