Libra 3-Drawer Chest
Libra 3-Drawer Chest
Recall Date: May 9,2019
South Shore Furniture Recalls Chest of Drawers Due to Serious Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards; One Fatality Reported
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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: Refund, Repair
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. Consumers who contact South Shore have the following options:
• Consumers can receive a full refund with free pick-up of the Chest;
• Consumers can also remove the drawer slides from one side of the Chest and receive packaging along with a
prepaid shipping label from the company to mail in the drawer slides for a full refund; or
• Consumers can receive a free tip-over restraint kit and can request a one-time free in-home installation of the kit.
About 310,100 (in addition, about 6,900 were sold in Canada and 5,600 in Mexico)
South Shore at 855-215-4932
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday,
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET on Saturday,
from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET on Sunday,
or online at www.SouthShoreFurniture.com and
click on “Recall Information” for more information.
South Shore Furniture, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling certain models of the South Shore Libra 3-drawer chest of drawers. The model numbers are 3146033, 3070033, 3159033, 3050033, 3113033, 10430, 10433, 10680 and 10682. The chest was also included in bedroom kits under the model numbers 3070223, 3159223 and 3050223.You may also have these models with a letter at the end – A, B, C, D or E. These recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall.
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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:
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.
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.
Online at Walmart.com, Amazon.com, Target.com and other online retailers from October 2009 through July 2018 for about $60.
South Shore Industries Ltd., of Canada
Canada and Mexico
Health Canada's press release is available at:
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injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s
jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more
trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a
electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such
cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of
and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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