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Samuel Lawrence Furniture Expands Recall of Sleigh Beds Due to Fall Hazard

  • Sleigh Beds
Name of Product:
Full- and Twin-Size Bordeaux Collection Bed Frames
Hazard:
The hardware holding the headboard and footboard can loosen or detach, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 18, 2012
Units:
About 2,400 in the United States and 100 in Canada. (This recall was first announced in June 2012)
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture toll-free at (888) 572-9889 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.slf-co.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall includes Bordeaux Collection full- and twin-size sleigh beds with wooden headboards and footboards in a cherry finish. Each bed also has two matching wooden side rails. "Bordeaux" and a model number are printed on a white label on the back of the headboard and footboard. Model numbers for the recalled beds are 8070-242 and 8070-243 for the full-size and 8070-232 and 8070-233 for the twin-size.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled beds and contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture to obtain a free repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received more than 100 reports of headboards or footboards detaching, including one report of a Florida man who injured his foot when a footboard detached.

Sold At:
Furniture stores nationwide from August 2009 to April 2012 for between $300 and $400.
Manufacturer(s):
Poh Huat Furniture Ind., of Malaysia
Importer(s):

Samuel Lawrence Furniture, of High Point, N.C.

Manufactured In:
Malaysia
Recall number:
12-227
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