Recall: Stockholm three-drawer TV chests
On 2017-06-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Stockholm three-drawer TV chests due to a potential hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2015 for about $160.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Homestar North America three-drawer tv chests recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 6th recall of products in the Other Children's Furnishings category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 11 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 serious tip-over and entrapment hazards 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 Stockholm three-drawer TV chests sold in Java Brown, Sonoma, Sonoma/Java Brown and Java Brown/Sonoma. The chests have a top shelf and three drawers, and measure 40 1/8 inches high by 30 1/2 inches wide by 15 3/8 inches deep. Model number 249-09-2740, 249-09-0041, 249-09-2739, or 249-09-3429 is located on the back panel of the units.
These items were sold new+ at Target.com from May 2015 through August 2016 for about $160.
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 it into an area that children cannot access.Contact Homestar for a choice between two remedy options: a full refund including return shipping charges or a free tip-over restraint kit with virtual how-to instructions. Consumers who purchased the recalled chests are being contacted directly.
Homestar toll-free at 855-837-2569 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm's website at www.homestarna.com and click on the Recall Alert link for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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