The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 9,350
Importer: Bayside Furnishings (a division of Whalen), of San Diego
Hazard: The lid supports on the toy chests attached to the beds fail to prevent the lid from closing too quickly, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children.
Incidents: CPSC received one report of a death involving a 22-month-old boy from Roseville, Calif. He was strangled when the toy chest lid fell on the back of his head and entrapped his neck on the edge of the chest of a LaJolla Boat Bed.
Description: The LaJolla Boat Bed and the Pirates of the Caribbean Twin Trundle Bed have preassembled toy chests in the shape of a ship or boat’s bow attached to the beds as a footboard.
Sold at: Costco and furniture retail stores nationwide and Costco.com from January 2006 through May 2008 for $700 to $1,400.
Remedy: Contact Bayside Furnishings for instructions on receiving a free repair kit with replacement lid supports.
Contact: Call 877-494-2536 or visit www.baysidefurnishings.com.