Pali Design Recalls Children's Furniture Due to Tip-Over, Impact, Suffocation Hazards

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    


Recall Summary


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.


Remedy: Repair
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 and click on “Safety Notice for more information.


Recall Details


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 NameModel Number/Product NameColors
Milano Collection101 Milano ComboMocacchino, Natural/White
107 Milano Armoire
Salerno Collection201 Salerno ComboWhite, Mocacchino, Sienna
205 Salerno 5-Drawer Dresser
206 Salerno 5-Drawer Dresser
West Point Collection705 West Point 5-Drawer DresserVintage Cherry, White
706 West Point Double Dresser
 707 West Point Armoire
 709 West Point Hutch
Wendy Collection801 Wendy ComboDistressed Amber, Distressed White, Chocolate, Cognac
805 Wendy 5-Drawer Dresser
 806 Wendy Double Dresser
 807 Wendy Armoire
 809 Wendy Hutch
Mantova Collection1004 Mantova 4-Drawer DresserChocolate, White
1006 Mantova Double Dresser
Volterra Collection1203 Volterra 3-Drawer DresserVintage Cherry, Mocacchino, White
1205 Volterra 5-Drawer Dresser
1206 Volterra Double Dresser
Karla Collection1504 Karla 4-Drawer DresserCherry
1506 Karla Double Dresser
Bookcase/Hutch5555 Bookcase/HutchVintage 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


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