Recall information Libra EN-CA-MX

Recall information

Recall Date: May 9,2019

South Shore Furniture Recalls Chest of Drawers Due to Serious Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards; One Fatality Reported

Recall summary

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Libra style 3-drawer chests

Hazard: 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. 

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall, and place it in an area that children cannot access.  Consumers should contact South Shore to select one of the following recall options: 

Consumers can receive a free tip-over restraint kit and can request a one-time free in-home installation of the kit.

Consumer Contact: 

South Shore toll-free at 855-215-4932 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.SouthShoreFurniture.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Libra style 3-drawer chests of drawers sold in nine colors. Each drawer has one metal handle. The model number is printed on a label on the back of the chest. The chests measure 27½-inches high by 31¼-inches wide and 15½-inches deep and each weighs about 56 pounds. The model numbers and colors include:

Model Number
Color
3046033
Royal Cherry
3070033
Black
3070223
Black
3159033
Chocolate
3159223
Chocolate
3050033
White
3050223
White
3113033
Natural Maple
10430
Soft Gray
10433
Gray Oak
10680
Country Pine
10682
Rustic Oak

3-drawer chests with the model numbers listed above that end in the letter A, B, C, D or E are also included in this recall.

Some models of the 3-drawer chests listed above were also sold as part of a three-piece bedroom set that also included a bed and nightstand.  Only the 3-drawer chests in the bedroom sets are included in this recall.

Incidents/Injuries: South Shore has received two reports of tip-over incidents involving the recalled chests of drawers. One report stated that a child received bruises on his leg and scratches.  Another incident reported a fatality involving a two year-old and an unanchored, empty 3-drawer chest.

Sold AtOnline at Walmart.com, Amazon.com, Target.com and other online retailers from October 2009 through July 2018 for about $60.

Importer: South Shore Industries Ltd., of Canada

Manufactured in: Canada and Mexico

Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69064r-eng.php 

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