A line of ottomans that can collapse in normal use are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include bicycles with faulty steerer tubes and gas-fired boilers that pose an explosion hazard.
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DETAILS: Wilson and Fisher brand Cayman Resin Wicker ottomans sold at Big Lots from February 2014 through March 2014. They are part of a six-piece Cayman Resin Wicker seating set consisting of two ottomans, two chairs, a sofa and a table. The recalled sets will have item number DA13-015-6S-2CO and SKU 810140754, which can be found in the instructions that accompany the sets.
WHY: The center of the ottoman can collapse during normal use, posing the risk of an injury.
INCIDENTS: 19 reports of consumers falling through the centers of ottomans. Six reported minor injuries such as back strain, scratches, bruises, or contusions.
HOW MANY: About 14,000.
FOR MORE: Call Big Lots at 866-244-5687 or visit www.biglots.com and click on "Recalls" at the bottom for more information.
DETAILS: 2014 SCOTT Speedster 30 and 40, and Contessa Speedster 25 and 35 road bicycles. The bikes have the brand name "SCOTT" and the model name "Speedster" on the frame. They were sold in black and white with blue, green, purple or teal accents. The following serial number ranges are included in the recall: AS30500001-AS30504930, AS30700001-AS30704651, AS30900001-AS30903278, AS31100001-AS31103744 and AS40101604-AS40105463. The serial number is printed on a white sticker and embossed on the underside of the bicycle frame near the pedals. They were sold from about August 2013 through May 2014.
WHY: The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing the risk of a fall.
INCIDENTS: One report of a fork breaking. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 2,000 in the U.S.
FOR MORE: Call Scott USA at 888-607-8365 ext. 2012, send email to email@example.com, or visit www.scott-sports.com and click on "Safety and Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
DETAILS: Weil-McLain Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH Ultra Series Boilers used for space heating. The boilers have a serial number range between CP 6557046 and CP 6955985. Model and serial numbers are located on a bar-coded label affixed to the lower right side of the boiler, behind the removable front panel. The boilers have a Weil-McLain logo plate affixed to the front, a pewter/flat black cover and are either freestanding or wall-mounted. They were sold from June 2012 through March 2014.
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