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World Imports Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Violation of Safety Standard

  • Twin over twin bunk bed, model # 341-33
  • Twin over Futon Bunk Bed, model #344-54
Name of Product:
Bunk Beds
Hazard:
The openings between the metal rails of the end structures are greater than allowed in the standard and pose a risk of entrapment or asphyxiation hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
January 31, 2013
Units:
About 8,600
Consumer Contact

World Imports toll free at (855) 473-9992 anytime Monday through Friday or online at www.worldimportsltd.com click on Contact-us for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves a Twin-over-Twin model 341-33, and a Twin-over-Futon model 344-54 bunk beds. Both models have wooden corner posts in a dark finish with wrought iron end structures on the headboards and footboards.  A label on the interior surface of the corner post has "DISTRIBUTOR: WORLD IMPORTS" and the model number printed on it.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the firm for a free repair kit with instructions.

Incidents/Injuries:

No injuries were reported.

Sold At

Independent juvenile and other furniture stores in the eastern United States between August 2009 to February 2012 for about $250 to $300.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-113
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