Crown Mark Furniture recalls Louis Philip 5 Drawer Chest

Starting date:
October 12, 2017
Posting date:
October 12, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64816

Affected products

Louis Philip 5 Drawer Chest

Product description

This recall involves Louis Philip 5 Drawer Chest sold in four colours. The dressers measure 49 inches tall by 32 Inches wide by 16 inches deep.

The model numbers, colours and UPC codes of the affected dressers are as follows:
Model Number Colour UPC
B3500-4 Grey 784082142390
B3600-4 White 784082055720
B3800-4 Cherry 784082120497
B3900-4 Black 784082120602

The model numbers and UPC are printed on the product's packaging.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the 5 Drawer Chest does not comply with the performance requirements of the ASTM F2057-14 International Standard Safety Specification for Chests, Door Chests, and Dressers. The product can tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall by using the tip-over restraints provided with the product, posing a tip-over and an entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children.

As of October 5, 2017, the company has not received any reports incidents or injuries in Canada.

For further information on furniture safety and the dangers of furniture tip overs, see Health Canada's Furniture, appliances and television safety and Health Canada reminds Canadians of the dangers related to furniture tip-overs web pages.

Number sold

Approximately 5,100 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from February, 2013 to September, 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Malaysia

Companies

Manufacturer
Crown Mark Furniture Inc.
Houston
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using all recalled products that are not securely anchored to the wall, move them to an area that children cannot access them and contact Crown Mark Furniture Inc. to obtain a free tip-over restraint kit to secure the unit to the wall.

Consumers can contact Crown Mark Inc. at 1-800-249-2769 or +001-832-295-9500 Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.

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.