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Coaster Company of America Metal Twin/Twin and Twin/Full Bunk Beds

Code SIAR: 20451
Catégorie: Meubles et accessoires
Pays Notifiant: États-Unis d’Amérique
URL de la Source: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Coaster-Co-of-America-Announce-Recall-of-Bunk-Beds-
Date de Publication: 13 mai, 2004
Pays d'Origine du Produit: China
Fabricant: Coaster Company of America
Description du Défaut: Coaster Co. of America Recall of Bunk Beds NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2004 Release # 04-135 Firm's Hotline: (800) 282-9362 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Coaster Co. of America Announce Recall of Bunk Beds WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturers named below, today announced voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Metal Twin/Twin and Twin/Full Bunk Beds Units: 22,000 Manufacturer/Importer: Coaster Co. of America, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Hazard: A gap between the step of the built-in ladder and the top bunk allows enough room for a child's body to slip through but will not allow for a child's head to pass through. This poses a serious strangulation risk. Federal standards for bunk beds are designed to protect children against entrapment and strangulation. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recall involves model 2008, 2056, 2256 and 2258 bunk beds. The metal bunk beds were sold in twin/twin and twin/full sizes. A Coaster Company of America label can be found on the bed frame of the top bunk. The enamel finishes come in blue, black, red, yellow, or white. Sold at: Furniture stores nationwide sold the bunk beds from June 2000 through February 2004 for between $150 and $250. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bunk beds immediately and call Coaster of America for a free repair kit. Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should call Coaster toll-free at (800) 282-9362 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.coastercompany.com