Bayside Furnishings Recalls to Repair Youth Beds Sold at Costco Due to Entrapment Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 8, 2010
Release #10-258
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 494-2536
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Bayside Furnishings Recalls to Repair Youth Beds Sold at Costco Due to Entrapment Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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: "Pirates of the Caribbean" Twin Trundle Beds

Units: About 2,000

Distributor: Bayside Furnishings (a division of Whalen), of San Diego, Calif.

Hazard: The headboard has a storage bin that poses an entrapment hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC received one report of a 4 year-old boy whose head became entrapped in the opening of the storage bin. He sustained bruises on the back of his left and right ears.

Description: This recall involves the Bayside youth bed: the Pirates of the Caribbean Twin Trundle Bed. The preassembled headboard has a brown wood base with decorative carvings, three open storage compartments, a storage bin and a mast. The storage bin located in the headboard, measures approximately 39 inches long, 6 1/2 inches wide and 24 inches deep. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" trademark is embossed on a metal plate inside the headboard. The name and address of the manufacturer, model number, manufacture date and "Made in China" is printed on a label affixed to the inside of the mattress frame side rails.

Sold exclusively at: Costco stores nationwide from January 2006 through January 2010 for between $700 and $1,400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the headboard storage bin and contact the firm to receive a free repair kit that will permanently close the headboard storage bin. The repair kits will be mailed to consumers in approximately 4 to 6 weeks.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Bayside toll-free at (877) 494-2536 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT or visit the firm's website at www.baysidefurnishings.com

Picture of recalled bedStorage bin detail