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: Full- and Twin-Size Bordeaux Collection Bed Frames
Units: About 2,400 in the United States and 100 in Canada. (In June, the firm recalled about 18,400 King- and Queen-size beds 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 more than 100 reports of headboards or footboards detaching, including one report of a Florida man who injured his foot when a footboard detached.
Description: This recall includes Bordeaux Collection full- and twin-size sleigh beds with wooden headboards and footboards in a cherry finish. Each bed also has two matching wooden side rails. “Bordeaux” and a model number are printed on a white label on the back of the headboard and footboard. Model numbers for the recalled beds are 8070-242 and 8070-243 for the full-size and 8070-232 and 8070-233 for the twin-size.
Sold at: Furniture stores nationwide from August 2009 to April 2012 for between $300 and $400.
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 (888) 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=1643