WHY: The seat plate can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: Sauder Woodworking Company has received 17 reports of seat plates breaking, two of which involved consumers falling and receiving bumps and bruises.

HOW MANY: About 70,000 in the United States and 2,300 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Sauder Woodworking Company 888-800-4590 Monday through Friday between from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or visit the firm's website at http://www.sauder.com .

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