WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with American Woodcrafters, today announced a voluntary recall of bunk beds due to a fall hazard. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Wood Twin Bunk Beds and Loft Bunk Beds
Units: About 180
Importer: American Woodcrafters, of High Point, N.C.
Hazard: The guard rails on upper bunks can crack and cause the mattress and its support rails to collapse, posing a fall hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of cracked guard rails causing the mattresses and support rails to collapse. No injuries were reported.
Description: This recall involves upper guardrails on twin-over-twin bunk beds and twin-over -double bed loft designs. The beds have a permanent label attached to the headboard or the footboard with the American Woodcrafters logo; SKU numbers, 1800-977 or 1800-969; PO Numbers: 103276, 103432, or 300038; and the manufacturing date.
Sold by: Furniture dealers nationwide from October 2010 to June 2011 for between $600 and $1,000.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the upper beds and contact American Woodcrafters or their furniture dealer to arrange for the free replacement of upper bunk guard rails.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact American Woodcrafters at toll-free at (888) 429-7265 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm's website at www.american-woodcrafters.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11329.html