On September 21, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the Gerson Company, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.
The product is a glass vase pictured at right, and measuring 20" tall which is known to break or fracture, posing a serious laceration hazard to consumers.
The Gerson Company has so far received nine reports of the vase shattering, including nine reports of lacerations to the hands.
The recalled vases are made of clear glass and stand about 4" wide x 20" tall. The SKU# 405334 and UPC: 0-37916-88960-3 are printed on a label on the bottom of the vase.
These vases were sold at Michael's Stores nationwide and in Canada from July 2006 through March 2010 for about $15.
If you or anyone you know has been injured in the handling of this vase, call Steinbrecher and Associates at 800-571-9333 or send an email here.
The original press release from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission can be viewed here.