Simpli Home Recalls Chests of Drawers Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard (Recall Alert)

Name of product:
Chest of drawers

Hazard:
The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard 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 F2057-14).

Units:
About 240 units

Description:
This recall involves Artisan, Bellevue, Holden and Stratford style six-drawer bedroom chests of drawers. The pine wood chests are stained medium auburn brown, weigh 77 pounds and measure 36-inches high by 36-inches wide. Warning labels can be found on the back of the chests, near the top of the unit.

Incidents/Injuries:
None reported

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place into an area that children cannot access. Contact Simpli Home for a choice between two options: full refund or a free tip-over restraint kit with a $100 credit towards an in-home installation of the device (with proof of service). Simpli Home is contacting consumers who purchased the recalled chests directly.

Sold At:
Amazon.com, Macys.com, Overstock.com and other online retailers from November 2015 through September 2016 for between $500 and $700.

Importer(s):
Simpli Home Ltd., of Olympia, Wash.

Manufactured In:
Vietnam

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