U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall w/Health Canada
Recall Date: June 9, 2015
Recall Number: 15-160
Pali Design Recalls Children’s Furniture Due to Tip-Over, Impact, Suffocation Hazards
Name of Product: Children’s furniture
Hazard: The plastic restraint strap used to attach armoires, combos, dressers and hutches to a wall can break and allow the unit to tip over. Falling furniture can result in a wide range of injuries to young children, from soft tissue bruising to broken bones, head injuries and death by suffocation when a child is pinned under a heavy piece of furniture.
Consumers should immediately place the recalled armoires, combos, dressers or hutches out of the reach of young children and contact Pali Design for a free retrofit kit that contains newly designed restraint straps, mounting hardware and installation instructions.
Consumer Contact: Pali Design toll free at (866) 840-4140 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email [email protected], or online at www.pali-design.com and click on “Safety Notice for more information.
Units: About 18,000 in the U.S. and 2,160 in Canada
Description: This recall involves Pali Design armoires, combos, dressers and hutches sold separately or in the following collections: Karla Collection, Mantova Collection, Milano Collection, Salerno Collection, Volterra Collection, Wendy Collection and West Point Collection. The recall also includes a separate bookcase/hutch available in finishes to match the collections. The recalled furniture was manufactured from January 2006 to September 2010. Combos combine drawers and a cabinet in one unit.
The model number, product name and manufacture date are printed on a white sticker on the back of the units. The manufacture date is in the YYYY-MM-DD format. Units in the following collections, with the following model numbers and product names are being recalled:
|Collection Name||Model Number/Product Name||Colors|
|Milano Collection||101 Milano Combo||Mocacchino, Natural/White|
|107 Milano Armoire|
|Salerno Collection||201 Salerno Combo||White, Mocacchino, Sienna|
|205 Salerno 5-Drawer Dresser|
|206 Salerno 5-Drawer Dresser|
|West Point Collection||705 West Point 5-Drawer Dresser||Vintage Cherry, White|
|706 West Point Double Dresser|
|707 West Point Armoire|
|709 West Point Hutch|
|Wendy Collection||801 Wendy Combo||Distressed Amber, Distressed White, Chocolate, Cognac|
|805 Wendy 5-Drawer Dresser|
|806 Wendy Double Dresser|
|807 Wendy Armoire|
|809 Wendy Hutch|
|Mantova Collection||1004 Mantova 4-Drawer Dresser||Chocolate, White|
|1006 Mantova Double Dresser|
|Volterra Collection||1203 Volterra 3-Drawer Dresser||Vintage Cherry, Mocacchino, White|
|1205 Volterra 5-Drawer Dresser|
|1206 Volterra Double Dresser|
|Karla Collection||1504 Karla 4-Drawer Dresser||Cherry|
|1506 Karla Double Dresser|
|Bookcase/Hutch||5555 Bookcase/Hutch||Vintage Cherry, Chocolate, Mocacchino, Sienna, White, Cognac|
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a restraint strap on a Wendy Double Dresser breaking and allowing the unit to tip over. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Independent specialty stores nationwide, at Pequeno Angelito in San Juan, Puerto Rico and online from January 2006 to September 2010 for between $420 and $750. The Karla collection was sold exclusively in Babies R Us stores.
Importer: Pali Design Inc., of Canada
Manufacturer: Associate Yang Enterprise Co. Ltd., of Vietnam
Manufactured in: Vietnam
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/53597r-eng.php.
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