FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 25, 2007
Release #07-088

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 464-0164
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

 Home Decorators Collection Recalls Storage Trunks Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

 

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: Home Decorators Collection Leather Suitcase Trunks

Units: About 500

Distributor: Home Decorators Collection, of St. Louis, Mo.

Hazard: The trunk has an exterior clasp that can lock unexpectedly when the trunk lid closes. If a child climbs inside the trunk, he/she may not be able to open the trunk from the inside. This poses an entrapment and suffocation hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled trunks are leather bound and have a handle on each side, and a clasp on the front. The trunks are burgundy or brown and are sold in three sizes: small, medium and large. The following catalog numbers were used to identify the product:

Product NameSizesCatalog Number
Large 24"H x 36"W x 20"D 3755910150
Medium 20"H x 30"W x 16"D 3755905150
Small 16"H x 23.5"W x 12"D 3755900150

Sold at: Home Decorators Collection retail stores nationwide, catalogs, and online at www.homedecorators.com from January 2006 through November 2006 for between $60 and $190.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Customers should stop using the trunk immediately and keep it out of the reach of children. Consumers should contact the firm for information on receiving a replacement product or a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers can contact Home Decorators Collection at 800 464-0164 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday.

Picture of Recalled trunk