Linon Home Décor recalls dressers

Starting date:
April 20, 2017
Posting date:
April 20, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-63030

Affected products

Cynthia style 5-drawer dressers

Product description

This recall involves Cynthia style 5-drawer dressers. The dressers measure 102 centimetres (cm) tall by 43 cm wide by 34.2 cm deep, and were sold in a cream color.

Hazard identified

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

As of April 13 2017, the company has not  received any reports of incidents or injuries from the use of this product.

Number sold

5 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

Products were sold exclusively at wayfair.ca from September 2015 to August 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam.

Companies

Distributor
Linon Home Décor Products Inc.
Mineola
New York
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected dresser that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access.

Consumers should contact Linon Home for a full refund or tip-restraint kit. Consumers who are unable or unwilling to install the tip-restraint kit should contact Linon for instructions or additional assistance. The firm has contacted all known purchasers.

For more information, consumers may contact Linon Home Décor at (516) 699-1000  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or online.

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.