South Shore Furniture recalls Summer Breeze brand 5-drawer dressers

Starting date:
February 28, 2017
Posting date:
February 28, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-62338

Affected products

Summer Breeze brand 5-drawer dressers

Product description

This recall involves Summer Breeze brand 5-drawer dressers measuring 44 inches tall by 31 inches wide.  The following products are included in the recall:

  • Summer Breeze, royal cherry #3746035;
  • Summer Breeze, blueberry #3294035;
  • Summer Breeze, chocolate #3219035; and
  • Summer Breeze, white wash #3210035.

Hazard identified

The recalled dressers can tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall, posing a tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children.

As of February 22, 2017, the company has received no incidents and no injuries in Canada and the United States.

Number sold

10,341 recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The dressers were sold from February 2005 to February 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Québec.

Companies

Manufacturer
South Shore Furniture
Québec
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using all affected dressers, move them to an area that children can not access and contact South Shore Furniture to obtain a free anchoring repair kit to secure the dresser to the wall.

For more information, consumers may contact South Shore Furniture by calling the toll-free number 1-800-290-0465 or by email.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.