Recall: Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers
On 2017-09-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers due to a potential hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2013 for about $118.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Target 4-drawer dressers recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 8th 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 dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 the recalled dresser that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Consumers should return the recalled dresser to any Target store for a full refund.
Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT daily or online at www.Target.com and click on "Recalls" at the bottom of the page, then "Furniture" for more information, or the "Product Recalls" tab on www.Facebook.com/Target.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 12 reports of dressers tipping or collapsing, including tipping over on two three-year-old children. No injuries have been reported.
+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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