Pali Design Recalls Children's Furniture Due to Tip-Over, Impact, Suffocation Hazards

The plastic restraint strap used to attach the furniture to a wall can break and allow the unit to tip over onto a child.

Recall date: June 09, 2015
Recall number: 15-160
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  • Pali Design Wendy Armoire

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    Pali Design Wendy Armoire

  • Pali Design Salerno Combo

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    Pali Design Salerno Combo

  • Pali Design Volterra 3-Drawer Dresser

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    Pali Design Volterra 3-Drawer Dresser

  • Pali Design Salerno Double Drawer Dresser

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    Pali Design Salerno Double Drawer Dresser

  • Pali Design Wendy Hutch

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    Pali Design Wendy Hutch

  • Pali Design Bookcase

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    Pali Design Bookcase

  • Pali Design Bookcase used as a hutch on a double drawer dresser

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    Pali Design Bookcase used as a hutch on a double drawer dresser

  • Sticker on the back of the units with product name, model number and manufacturing date.

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    Sticker on the back of the units with product name, model number and manufacturing date.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Children's furniture

Hazard:

The plastic restraint strap used to attach armoires, combos, dressers and hutches to a wall can break and allow the unit to tip over. Falling furniture can result in a wide range of injuries to young children, from soft tissue bruising to broken bones, head injuries and death by suffocation when a child is pinned under a heavy piece of furniture.

Consumer Contact:

Pali Design toll free at (866) 840-4140 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email customerservice@pali-design.com, or online at www.pali-design.com and click on “Safety Notice for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 18,000 in the U.S. and 2,160 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Pali Design armoires, combos, dressers and hutches sold separately or in the following collections: Karla Collection, Mantova Collection, Milano Collection, Salerno Collection, Volterra Collection, Wendy Collection and West Point Collection. The recall also includes a separate bookcase/hutch available in finishes to match the collections. The recalled furniture was manufactured from January 2006 to September 2010. Combos combine drawers and a cabinet in one unit.

 

The model number, product name and manufacture date are printed on a white sticker on the back of the units. The manufacture date is in the YYYY-MM-DD format. Units in the following collections, with the following model numbers and product names are being recalled: 

 

Collection Name

Model Number/Product Name

Colors

Milano Collection

101 Milano Combo

Mocacchino, Natural/White

107 Milano Armoire

Salerno Collection

201 Salerno Combo

White, Mocacchino, Sienna

205 Salerno 5-Drawer Dresser

206 Salerno 5-Drawer Dresser

West Point Collection

705 West Point 5-Drawer Dresser

Vintage Cherry, White

 

706 West Point Double Dresser

 

707 West Point Armoire

 

709 West Point Hutch

Wendy Collection

801 Wendy Combo

Distressed Amber, Distressed White, Chocolate, Cognac

 

805 Wendy 5-Drawer Dresser

 

806 Wendy Double Dresser

 

807 Wendy Armoire

 

809 Wendy Hutch

Mantova Collection

1004 Mantova 4-Drawer Dresser

Chocolate, White

 

1006 Mantova Double Dresser

Volterra Collection

1203 Volterra 3-Drawer Dresser

Vintage Cherry, Mocacchino, White

1205 Volterra 5-Drawer Dresser

1206 Volterra Double Dresser

Karla Collection

1504 Karla 4-Drawer Dresser

Cherry

1506 Karla Double Dresser

Bookcase/Hutch

 5555 Bookcase/Hutch

Vintage Cherry, Chocolate, Mocacchino, Sienna, White, Cognac

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received one report of a restraint strap on a Wendy Double Dresser breaking and allowing the unit to tip over.  No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately place the recalled armoires, combos, dressers or hutches out of the reach of young children and contact Pali Design for a free retrofit kit that contains newly designed restraint straps, mounting hardware and installation instructions.

Sold at

Independent specialty stores nationwide, at Pequeno Angelito in San Juan, Puerto Rico and online from January 2006 to September 2010 for between $420 and $750. The Karla collection was sold exclusively in Babies R Us stores.

Manufacturer(s)

Associate Yang Enterprise Co. Ltd., of Vietnam

Importer(s)

Pali Design Inc., of Canada

Manufactured in

Vietnam

  • Pali Design Wendy Armoire

  • Pali Design Salerno Combo

  • Pali Design Volterra 3-Drawer Dresser

  • Pali Design Salerno Double Drawer Dresser

  • Pali Design Wendy Hutch

  • Pali Design Bookcase

  • Pali Design Bookcase used as a hutch on a double drawer dresser

  • Sticker on the back of the units with product name, model number and manufacturing date.