Target recalls Room Essentials 4-Drawer Dressers

Starting date:
September 13, 2017
Posting date:
September 13, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Identification number:
RA-64506

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

Affected products

Room Essentials 4-Drawer Dressers

Product description

This recall involves Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers sold in three colors. The dressers measure 106.4 cm (41 7/8 inches) tall by 80 cm (31 ½ inches) wide by 40 cm (15 11/16 inches) deep. The model numbers are:

  • 10046029 (black);
  • 10046030 (espresso); and
  • 10220352 (maple).

The model numbers are printed on the product’s packaging.

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 September 13, 2017, the company has received no reports of tipping or collapsing in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 12 reports of dressers tipping or collapsing, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 3,000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 175,000 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The dressers were sold from March 2013 through April 2015 at Target stores in Canada and from January 2013 through April 2016 in the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Denmark.

Companies

Manufacturer
Tvilum Scanbirk
Egon Kristiansens Alle 2 8882
Faarvang
DENMARK

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dresser that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Consumers should dispose the product in a safe manner.

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.

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.