Samuel Lawrence Furniture Recalls Sleigh Beds Due to Fall Hazard
Jun 27, 2012 - 4:59:21 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: King- and Queen-Size Bordeaux Collection Bed Frames
Units: About 18,400 in the United States and 1,250 in Canada
Importer: Samuel Lawrence Furniture, of High Point, N.C.
Manufacturer: Poh Huat Furniture Ind., of Malaysia
Hazard: The hardware holding the headboard and footboard can loosen or detach, posing a fall hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a Florida man who injured his foot when the bed’s footboard detached.
Description: This recall includes Bordeaux Collection king- and queen-size sleigh beds with wooden headboards and footboards in a cherry finish. Each bed also has two matching wooden side rails. “Bordeaux” and the model number are printed on a white label on the back of the headboard and footboard. Model numbers for the recalled beds are 8070-252 and 8070-253 for the queen-size and 8070-272 and 8070-273 for the king-size.
Sold at: Furniture stores nationwide from August 2009 to April 2012 for between $400 and $500.
Manufactured in: Malaysia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled beds and contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture to obtain a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture toll-free at (866) 572-9889 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.slf-co.com
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1637
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion 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 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.
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