U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission â€“ Recall Alert w/ Health Canada
Recall Date: June 4, 2014
Recall Number: 14-735
Lea Industries Recalls Bunk Beds with Bookcases Due to Risk of Entrapment (Recall Alert)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Lea Covington and Hannah Collection Bunk Beds
Hazard: The bunk bed can be assembled incorrectly, creating a space that exceeds the 1.88 inches allowed by the industry standard, posing an entrapment hazard to young children.
Consumer Contact: Lea Industries toll-free at (888) 770-7116 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.leafurniture.com and click on "Safety" for more information.
Units: About 500
Description: This recall involves Lea Covington and Hannah Collections style bunk beds with bookcases. The beds were sold in twin over twin and full over full sizes with accessories including a bookcase. The Covington Collection has a cherry finish and the Hannah Collection, a white finish. The Lea name and model information is printed on a label attached to the backside of the headboard on the bottom bunk and on the back of the bookcase.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately check to see if they have the recalled bunk beds and then contact Lea Industries to determine if the bed is misassembled. A professional installer can be dispatched to raise the position of the bottom bunk bed and install new brackets on the bookcase. Lea Industries is contacting known customers directly.
Sold at: Furnitureland South and other furniture stores nationwide and online at Hayneedle.com from September 2011 until March 2014 for about $1,700.
Importer: Lea Industries, of High Point, N.C.
Manufactured in: Vietnam
Note:Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/39713r-eng.php.
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