Recall: World Imports Twin and Twin-over-Futon Bunk Beds
On 2013-01-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding World Imports Twin and Twin-over-Futon Bunk Beds due to a potential entrapment or asphyxiation hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2009 for about $250 to $300.
About 9,000 units are involved in this World Imports bunk bed recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Twin, Full & Bunk Beds category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 600,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (855) 473-9992
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What is the problem?
The openings between the metal rails of the end structures are greater than allowed in the standard and pose a risk of entrapment or asphyxiation hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves a Twin-over-Twin model 341-33, and a Twin-over-Futon model 344-54 bunk beds. Both models have wooden corner posts in a dark finish with wrought iron end structures on the headboards and footboards. ¬†A label on the interior surface of the corner post has "DISTRIBUTOR: WORLD IMPORTS" and the model number printed on it.
These items were sold new+ at Independent juvenile and other furniture stores in the eastern United States between August 2009 to February 2012 for about $250 to $300.
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 product and contact the firm for a free repair kit with instructions.
World Imports toll free at (855)473-9992 anytime Monday through Friday or online at www.worldimportsltd.com click on Contact-us for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
No injuries were 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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