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Backwoods Design wooden bunk beds; Brill Furniture wooden bunk beds; Dover Funiture wooden bunk beds; Fine Pine wooden bunk beds; H&H Furniture wooden bunk beds; Houston Wood wooden bunk beds; Lexington Furniture Industries wooden bunk beds; MAFC...

Código SIAR: 22048
Categoria: Móveis e mobiliário
País Notificante: Estados Unidos da América
URL da Fonte: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/1995/CPSC-And-Manufacturers-Announce-Recall-Of-Wooden-Bunk-Beds
Data da Publicação: 09 mai, 1995
Fabricante: Sumter Cabinet; MAFCO; Lexington; Houston Wood; Woodcrest Sales; Brill Furniture; H&H Furniture; Fine Pine; Dover Furniture; Backwoods Design; Tech Designs
Descrição do Defeito: May 9, 1995 Release # 95-118 WASHINGTON, D.C. - CPSC and 11 bunk bed manufacturers jointly announced today a recall program for more than 320,000 wooden bunk beds. The bunk beds have openings on the top bunk which may present a potential entrapment hazard to young children. The spaces can be large enough for a child's body to pass through, but small enough to entrap the child's head. This recall program is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury and death.From 1990 through 1994, CPSC received reports of 24 children who died from becoming caught in bunk beds with similar spaces in the top bunk. Nineteen of those children were ages two and under, and four were three years of age. Neither CPSC nor the manufacturers are aware of any injuries or deaths associated with the products listed below. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) voluntary standard for bunk beds requires that, in addition to having guardrails on both sides of the top bunk, any spaces between the guardrail and bed frame, and in the head and foot boards on the top bunk, be less than 3.5 inches. Bunk beds currently made by the companies listed below now meet the spacing requirement of the voluntary standard. The companies are also placing permanent labels on their beds to warn that children under the age of six be prohibited from the upper bunk. CPSC and the manufacturers continue to urge parents and caregivers not to put children under the age of six on the top bunk.The recalled beds were sold nationwide through furniture and specialty stores. The manufacturers and importers listed below are participating in this recall to improve the safety of these beds and to meet the requirements of the voluntary standard.Consumers should stop using the recalled beds immediately and call the company or contact the retailer for a replacement guardrail, retrofit kit, or instructions that will eliminate the potential entrapment hazard. If this cannot be done (for example, firm out of business), the product should be destroyed or discarded. If consumers are not sure of the bunk bed manufacturer or have any questions about this recall, they should call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772. Company Model #'s Dates Distributed Locations Description of Beds Backwoods DesignPriest River, IDOUT OF BUSINESS GII, GIIC Oct. 1994-Nov. 1994 WA, OR Company logo with name burned into guardrail of bed Brill FurnitureLudington, MI(231) 843-2430 6488802048 19941991-19941990-1994 Central and Eastern U.S. Manufacturers name is stamped on the inside rail on the top, head end of thebed Dover FurnitureArley, AL(800) 433-3485 501550 1992 - 1994 Nationwide Contact retailer to identify manufacturer Fine PineVinemont, AL(256) 734-7588 1010, 1020, 1060, 1100, 1130 1990 - 1994 Nationwide Contact retailer to identify manufacturer HandH FurnitureSeagrove, NC(800) 543-9808 5000 Series 1981 - 1994 MI, NJ, PA, MD, NY, OK, FL, WV, OH, KS, VA, MA, NM, TX, NC, NH, NE, CT, NH, NE, CT, TN, ME CASUAL CRATES COLLECTION BUNK BEDS - ladder permanently built onto the bunk ends; ladder upright and steps are constructed of 1.5 inch by 1.5 inch square pine lumber fastened with hex head lag. Bed ends are constructed of 3.5 inch pine boards. Houston WoodArley, AL(205) 221-0584 Stackable 1988 - 1992 Contact retailer to identify manufacturer Lexington Furniture IndustriesLexington, NC(336) 474-5300 194-187c224-187c730-187c950-187c Early 1980's - 1993 Nationwide Wooden bunk beds included as part of a larger furniture arrangement MAFCO, Inc.Houston, TXOUT OF BUSINESS T/18T/19T/28 Jan 1994.Nov. 1994 Distributed out of TX "Hecho en Mexico" stamped on inside of wood rails or underneath headboard Sumter Cabinet Co.Sumter, SC(803) 778-5444 1880 1992 - 1994 Nationwide Solid oak Double Decker 3/3 bed with light brown finish Tech DesignsBridgeport, CT(203) 336-2801 200 Loft Early 1980's - 1988 Contact retailer to identify manufacturer Woodcrest SalesPeru, IN(800) 878-4948 2602, WW2000, PB300, PB400, BK1000, BK2000 1983 - 1994 Nationwide 2602 - 2x6 bunk bed ladder that converts to twin beds; built-in ladderWW2000 - Wagon Wheel bunk bed with spindle spokes; attached ladderPB300 - 3" poster bunk bed with 3" spindles on arched frame; attached ladderPB400 - 4" poster bunk bed with 3" spindles on sculptured frame; attached ladderBK2000 - 10" bookcase bunk bed with hour glass vertical boards on scalloped frame; attached ladderBK1000 - 8" bookcase bunk bed; attached ladde