Recall: Chest of Drawers
On 2017-01-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Chest of Drawers due to a potential Entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2015 for about $500 to $700.
About 200 units are involved in this Simpli Home Ltd., of Olympia, Wash. chest of drawers recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Other Children's Furnishings category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 28 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Artisan, Bellevue, Holden and Stratford style six-drawer bedroom chests of drawers. The pine wood chests are stained medium auburn brown, weigh 77 pounds and measure 36-inches high by 36-inches wide. Warning labels can be found on the back of the chests, near the top of the unit.
These items were sold new+ at Amazon.com, Macys.com, Overstock.com and other online retailers from November 2015 through September 2016 for between $500 and $700.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place into an area that children cannot access. Contact Simpli Home for a choice between two options: full refund or a free tip-over restraint kit with a $100 credit towards an in-home installation of the device (with proof of service). Simpli Home is contacting consumers who purchased the recalled chests directly.
Simpli Home toll-free at 866-518-0120 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com, or online at www.simpli-home.com and click on the "Customer Support" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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