CB2 Trace Bookcase recalled due to physical hazard
- Starting date:
- October 21, 2020
- Posting date:
- October 21, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Physical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: CB2 Trace Bookcase.
- Issue: The bottom of bookcase can become weak or collapse, posing an injury hazard.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bookcases and contact CB2 for instructions on how to receive a free replacement bookcase or a full refund.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and CB2.
CB2 Trace Bookcase
|SKU Numbers||Date Codes|
|338-925||06/2019 – 07/2020|
|603-232||07/2020 – 07/2020|
The bottom of bookcase can become weak or collapse, posing an injury hazard.
As of October 21, 2020, the company has received one report of an incident and no injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 11 reports of the bookcase collapsing, and no reports of injury.
The company reported that 7 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 400 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from June 2019 to July 2020.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Vietnam
Smith MFG Vietnam Co., LTD
Binh Duong Province
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bookcases and contact CB2 for instructions on how to receive a free replacement bookcase or a full refund. Refunds will be available immediately and replacement bookcases are expected to be available in December or January.
For more information, consumers may contact CB2 at 800-451-8217 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday or online.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.
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