Acco Brands recalls 3.3 million Quartet dry erase boards after customer's report getting cut

Associated Press

Acco Brands Corp. is recalling about 3.3 million wall-mounted dry erase boards after customers said they cut their hands, fingers and feet while removing the board from a wall.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says metal can be exposed when the board is taken down from a wall. Seven people reported injuries and four of them required stitches.

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The boards were sold under the Quartet brand at Ace Hardware, Office Depot and other stores between 2005 and 2013. They come in several colors and sizes and cost between $5 and $10.

Acco, an office supplies manufacturer in Lake Zurich, Illinois, says customers should wear heavy gloves when removing the boards. Customers can contact the company for a caution label on how to safely remove the board.