Masco Floating Island Base
Masco Floating Island Base
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Masco Cabinetry issued a voluntary product recall for freestanding islands, vanities and cabinets sold under its KraftMaid and Merillat Masterpiece brands, due to potential risk of tipovers. 
 
The kitchen cabinets were sold at Lowe's and The Home Depot, among other retailers, with about 132,000 sold in the U.S. and just over 3,000 in Canada. The recall includes any model numbers beginning in FIB, PFIB, or CBT; or any model number ending in -VTK.

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Sold as the Floating Island Base, Peninsula Floating Island Base, Chopping Block Table; freestanding base, vanity and tall cabinets with a Void Toe Kick option, masco says the recalled cabinets pose a potential tip-over hazard when the drawers or roll-out trays are extended. It is offering a repair kit, or full or partial refunds. Masco Cabinetry for a repair kit containing parts and instructions for how to modify the product for safe use, or a full or partial refund.

Masco Cabinetry provides a toll-free number for consumers (855-891-7076) or a website www.mascocabinetry.com/safety-notice for information on how to receive a repair or refund.
 
 
 
Masco says just one incident of a tipover has been reported in the models it is recalling:
 
  • The Floating Island Base and Peninsula Floating Island Base are wood cabinets with wood tops, and have one or more drawers and a roll-out tray and shelving behind one or more doors. Each model is on caster wheels, and range in width from 24 inches up to 36 inches, and are 36 inches high.
  • The Chopping Block Table is a wood cabinet on decorative legs with a wood top, and has one drawer and one open shelf.  The tables range in width from 24 inches up to 42 inches, and are 36 inches high.
  • Also included in the recall are wood base, vanity and tall cabinets specified with the Void Toe Kick option that are not secured to the wall or the floor.  The cabinets may feature doors, drawers and/or roll-out trays. Most cabinets being recalled will have casters, decorative legs, or decorative feet, and all are freestanding (i.e., movable) cabinets not permanently affixed to a wall or to the floor.
The Floating Island Base and Peninsula Floating Island Base were sold from 1999 through July 2016 for an average retail price of $661 (Floating Island Base) and $821 (Peninsula Floating Island Base). The Chopping Block Table was sold from 2000 through July 2016 for an average retail price of $1,222.  Base, vanity and tall cabinets with Void Toe Kick option were sold from March 2004 through the present for between $98 and $1,697.

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