The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:52 pm

Home Meridian recalls Mid-Century three-drawer chests

Home Meridian recalls Mid-Century three-drawer chests due to the recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-17).

Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it in an area that children cannot access. Contact Home Meridian to receive a free tip-over restraint kit mailed to the home, a one-time free in-home installation of the tip-over restraint kit, or a prepaid shipping label to mail in the drawer slides for a full refund.

This recall involves Mid-Century three-drawer accent chests in a brown finish (model DS-D146-002) or white finish (model DS-D146-005). The model number can be found on a label on the back of the recalled chests. The Mid-Century modern style chests have three drawers with six copper-colored drawer pulls. The chests measure 32-inches high, 32-inches wide, 16-inches deep and weigh about 75 pounds.  

Consumers can contact Home Meridian at 800-819-4796 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on “Recall Information” for more information. 

The accent chests were sold at Nebraska Furniture Mart stores in Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas, and online at,,, and other online retailers from March 2017 through June 2019 for about $250.

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