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American Woodcrafters Recalls to Repair Bunk Beds Due To Fall Hazard

Name of Product:
Wood Twin Bunk Beds and Loft Bunk Beds
Hazard:
The guard rails on upper bunks can crack and cause the mattress and its support rails to collapse, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
September 20, 2011
Units:
About 180
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact American Woodcrafters at toll-free at (888) 429-7265 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm's website at www.american-woodcrafters.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves upper guardrails on twin-over-twin bunk beds and twin-over -double bed loft designs. The beds have a permanent label attached to the headboard or the footboard with the American Woodcrafters logo; SKU numbers, 1800-977 or 1800-969; PO Numbers: 103276, 103432, or 300038; and the manufacturing date.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the upper beds and contact American Woodcrafters or their furniture dealer to arrange for the free replacement of upper bunk guard rails.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of cracked guard rails causing the mattresses and support rails to collapse. No injuries were reported.

Sold At:
Furniture dealers nationwide from October 2010 to June 2011 for between $600 and $1,000.
Importer(s):

American Woodcrafters, of High Point, N.C.

Manufactured In:
Indonesia
Recall number:
11-329
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