The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: about 59,000 in the United States and 4,200 in Canada
Hazard: The bed’s side mattress support rails can break, allowing children to fall.
Description: This recall involves the side rails on 34 different Lea children’s bed collections, including loft, bunk and panel styles in twin, full and queen sizes. The wooden beds were sold in various wood finishes and paint colors, including black or white. The beds have two side mattress support rails connecting the headboard to the footboard and slats or a Bunkie board to support the mattress. Item numbers and purchase order numbers included in this recall are available at www.regcen.com/learecall/. The numbers and date codes are on a white label on the inside of one of the side rails. Date codes between August 2008 and March 2013 are included in this recall. Platform beds manufactured since 2010 are not included.
Sold at: Direct Buy stores and furniture stores nationwide and at Amazon.com and various other websites from August 2008 through March 2013 for $400 to $3,000.
Remedy: Contact Lea Industries to receive free replacement side rails for the beds.
Contact: Call 888-770-7116 or visit www.leaindustries.com.