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Simpli Home Recalls Chests of Drawers Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Artisan Bedroom Chest of Drawers
  • Artisan Bedroom Chest of Drawers
Name of Product:
Chest of drawers
Hazard:

The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).

Remedy:
Refund
Repair
Recall Date:
January 31, 2017
Units:
About 240 units
Consumer Contact

Simpli Home toll-free at 866-518-0120 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at customerservice@axcess-world.com, or online at www.simpli-home.com and click on the “Customer Support” for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Artisan, Bellevue, Holden and Stratford style six-drawer bedroom chests of drawers. The pine wood chests are stained medium auburn brown, weigh 77 pounds and measure 36-inches high by 36-inches wide. Warning labels can be found on the back of the chests, near the top of the unit.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place into an area that children cannot access. Contact Simpli Home for a choice between two options: full refund or a free tip-over restraint kit with a $100 credit towards an in-home installation of the device (with proof of service). Simpli Home is contacting consumers who purchased the recalled chests directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Amazon.com, Macys.com, Overstock.com and other online retailers from November 2015 through September 2016 for between $500 and $700.

Manufactured In:
Vietnam
Importer(s):

Simpli Home Ltd., of Olympia, Wash.

Recall number:
17-730
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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