Snower 3-drawer chest recalled due to tip-over and entrapment hazards

Starting date:
August 11, 2021
Posting date:
August 11, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76211

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Snower 3-drawer chest by Structube.
  • Issue: The chest may tip over if not securely anchored to the wall.
  • What to do: Stop using the recalled product that is not securely anchored to the wall and install the anchoring kit provided with the unit or contact the company to obtain a free anchoring repair kit.

Affected products

Snower 3-drawer chest

Product description

This recall involves White lacquered 3 drawer dresser with round metal tubular chrome legs.
SKU # 64.93.96.10
Vendor product ID: Snower-80 3-Chest

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the Snower 3-drawer does not comply with the performance requirements of the ASTM F2057-19 Standard Safety Specification for Clothing Storage Units. 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 July 29th 2021, the company has received no reports of 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

Number sold

The company reported that 2223 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June 2016 to July 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Structube
Laval
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Jabez Furniture Co. Ltd.
Shenzhen
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product that is not securely anchored to the wall and install the anchoring kit provided with the unit or contact Structube to obtain a free anchoring repair kit.

For more information, consumers may contact Structube Customer Support Centre at 1-877-721-3787 or any one of the Structube stores in Canada. Contact information is available on the company'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.