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Recall Information

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

Recall summary

Name of Product:
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: 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.

Units:
About 310,100 (in addition, about 6,900 were sold in Canada and 5,600 in Mexico)

Consumer Contact

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.

Recall 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.

We continually work to improve our products in order to comply with and surpass the highest safety and quality standards.

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We are here to help.

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 At:
Online 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

About U.S. CPSC:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of 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 than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

For more lifesaving information, follow us on Facebook, Instagram @USCPSC and Twitter @USCPSC or sign up to receive our e-mail alerts.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov.

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

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 At:
Online 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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About U.S. CPSC:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of 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 than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

For more lifesaving information, follow us on Facebook, Instagram @USCPSC and Twitter @USCPSC or sign up to receive our e-mail alerts.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov.