Expanded recall: Full-Size and Twin-Size Bordeaux Collection Bed Frames
On 2012-07-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an expanded recall regarding Full-Size and Twin-Size Bordeaux Collection Bed Frames due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2009 for about $300 to $400. It was originally recalled on 2012-06-27.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Samuel Lawrence Furniture twin bed recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Beds & Mattresses category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 700,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 572-9889
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What is the problem?
The hardware holding the headboard and footboard can loosen or detach, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall includes Bordeaux Collection full- and twin-size sleigh beds with wooden headboards and footboards in a cherry finish. Each bed also has two matching wooden side rails. "Bordeaux" and a model number are printed on a white label on the back of the headboard and footboard. Model numbers for the recalled beds are 8070-242 and 8070-243 for the full-size and 8070-232 and 8070-233 for the twin-size.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1643
Note: Additional sizes of this bed were previously recalled.
These items were sold new+ at Furniture stores nationwide from August 2009 to April 2012 for between $300 and $400.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled beds and contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture to obtain a free repair kit.
For additional information, contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture toll-free at (888)572-9889 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.slf-co.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received more than 100 reports of headboards or footboards detaching, including one report of a Florida man who injured his foot when a footboard detached.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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