Homestar North America recalls Three-Drawer TV Chests

Starting date:
July 20, 2017
Posting date:
July 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-64002

Affected products

Stockholm Three-Drawer TV Chests

Product description

This recall involves Stockholm three-drawer TV chests sold in Java Brown, White Sonoma and Java Brown Sonoma. The chests have a top shelf and three drawers, and measure 74.9 cm (w) x 39.6cm (d) x 100.6cm (h). The affected model numbers are EB108631AS, EB108631JB, EB108631JS, EB108631SJ, and EB108631SN.

Hazard identified

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

As of July 11, 2017 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 264 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold direct to consumers between August 2015 and June 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States of America.

Companies

Manufacturer
Homestar North America
607 Meachum Road,28677
Statesville
North Carolina
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products that are not properly anchored to the wall, place them in an area inaccessible by children and contact Homestar for a choice between two remedy options: a full refund of your purchase with receipt and proof you have destroyed the product, or a free tip-over restraint kit with virtual how-to instructions.

Contact Homestar toll-free at 855-837-2569 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm's website and click on the Recall Information link for more information.

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.