July 19, 2006
Plastic Hardware Covers on Children's Furniture Recalled for Choking Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Homeroom Bedroom Collection
Units: About 3,200 pieces
Manufacturer: Hold Everything, of San Francisco, Calif.
Hazard: The small cam lock covers can be easily removed, presenting a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Hold Everything has received one report of a toddler removing a hardware cover from a dresser. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves plastic cam hardware covers used to cover the hardware on the Homeroom bedroom collection. Sold in a natural stain maple veneer, the collection includes a bed, dresser, nightstand, toy chest and shelving systems.
Sold at: HoldEverything.com and through the Hold Everything catalog nationwide from July 2004 through March 2006 for between $75 and $995.
Manufactured In: Denmark
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the hardware covers and dispose of them.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Hold Everything at (800) 840-2849 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET Monday through Friday.
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