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Lea Industries recalls Covington and Hannah bunk beds with bookcases

Starting date:
June 4, 2014
Posting date:
June 4, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-39761

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Lea Industries

Affected products

Lea Bunk Beds with bookcases

Product description

This recall involves Lea Covington and Hannah Collections style bunk beds with bookcases.

They 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 has 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.

Bunk Beds affected by this recall:
The Covington Collection The Hannah Collection
145-976 twin over twin 147-976 twin over twin
145-986 full over full 147-986 full over full
145-900 bookcase 147-900 bookcase

Hazard identified

A vertical space is created when a bed with a bookcase is not assembled correctly. This results in an entrapment hazard.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries top Canadians related to the use of these recalled beds.

Number sold

Approximately 26 affected beds were sold in Canada at various retailers.

Approximately 500 affected beds were sold in the United States at various retailers.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in Canada from December 2011 until March 2014.

The affected products were sold in the United States from September 2011 until March 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam.

Companies

Manufacturer
Kaiser Furniture (Vietnam) Joint Stock Co.
Ben Cat District
VIET NAM
Distributor
Lea Industries
High Point
North Carolina
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the lower bunk bed, and contact Lea Industries at 1-888-770-7116 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or via the Lea Furniture's website  and click on “Safety” for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.