Chadwick 5-drawer wooden chests recalled due to tip over and entrapment hazard

Starting date:
December 18, 2019
Posting date:
December 18, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71899

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Chadwick 5-drawer wooden chests.
  • Issue: The chests are unstable if the floor glides on the bottom of the legs are not centered and the units are not anchored to the wall.
  • What to do: Stop using the chests and contact the company to receive a free repair kit or refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Hillsdale Furniture, LLC.

Affected products

Chadwick 5-drawer wooden chests

Product description

This recall involves Chadwick 5-drawer wooden chests in white and espresso sold at retailer, The Brick.  The chests can be identified by the name "Hillsdale Furniture" printed on the back label.  The model numbers are 1423-785 and 1030-785 and the Universal Product Code ("UPC") is 796995164697.

 

Hazard identified

The chests are unstable if the floor glides on the bottom of the legs are not centered and the units are not anchored to the wall with the tip restraint kit included in the original packaging or retrofitted with a counterweight, potentially posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that may result in death or injuries to children.

As of November 29, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 742 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 29, 258 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from December 2014 to March 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam

Companies

Distributor
Hillsdale Furniture, LLC
Louisville
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers are advised to stop using the recalled chests that are not properly anchored to the wall and place in an area that children cannot access.  Contact The Brick to receive a free repair kit or refund.

For more information, consumers can contact retailer, The Brick by telephone at 1-866-753-0601 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm MST, Monday through Friday.

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.