U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall
Recall Date: January 17, 2017
Recall Number: 17- FOR CLEARANCE
Bolton Furniture Recalls Dressers Due to Serious Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards
Name of Product: Two Over Two 4-drawer dressers
Hazard: The recalled dressers 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 dressers do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).
Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled dresser that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Consumers should contact Bolton Furniture for a free retrofit kit. Consumers can install the retrofit kit or the tip-restraint strap sold with the dressers themselves, or contact Bolton who will provide a one-time, free in-home installation.
Consumer Contact: Bolton Furniture at 800-545-8982 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.boltonfurniture.biz and click on the “News” section and then Safety Recall.
Units: About 1,000
Description: This recall involves Bolton Furniture two over two style 4-drawer dressers. Models included in the recall are Cambridge 8614, Emma 8314, Essex 6614, Wakefield 8014 and Woodridge 8414. The dressers were sold in cherry, chestnut, espresso, honey, ivory, natural, and white. Model names and numbers can be found on the QC/production sticker located on back of the dresser.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Full Line Furniture and children’s specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Overstock.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com, Wayfair.com, Zulilly.com and other online retailers from February 2011 to October 2016 for about $700.
Importer/Distributor: Bolton Furniture, of Morrisville, Vt.
Manufactured in: China and Vietnam
Bolton Furniture Essex Dresser
Bolton Furniture Wakefield Dresser
Bolton Furniture Emma Dresser
Bolton Furniture Woodridge Dresser
Bolton Furniture Cambridge Dresser
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