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2012-08-29

Recall - bunk beds by Pottery Barn Teen

The following recall notice is from HSW:


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports of a recall involving Beadboard bunk beds by PBteen. The front upper horizontal panel on the bunk beds can crack or break, posing a risk of injury to the consumer. See HSW Products tab for specifics on the affected items (including additional photos).

PBteen has received 13 reports of panels that have cracked or broken.

Sold at: PBteen.com and through the PBteen catalogue in the U.S. from January 2008 to April 2009 for the Sun Valley white and Sun Valley honey models, and October 2011 to February 2012 for the dark espresso, chestnut and white models. The bunk beds were sold for between $1,700 and $2,000. The bunk beds may have been sold to Canadians though PBteen.com.

Corrective Action:
Consumers should immediately stop using the upper bunk and contact PBteen.Consumers with the recalled bunk bed will receive a free, in-home installation of a replacement panel.
For more information, contact PBteen toll-free at (855) 217-5223 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET daily. PBteen is contacting known purchasers directly.

HSW Comment: At the time of posting this Event, Health Canada had not issued any information about this recall. Because the recalled items may have been sold in Canada, we elected to post this information prior to any official notice from Health Canada.  If additional information becomes available, we will update this Event.

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