Sauder Woodworking recalls chest of drawers

Recalled Storybook four drawer chest (Courtesy: CPSC)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Sauder Woodworking is issuing a recall for chest sold exclusively at Wal-Mart that are not properly anchored to the wall and place them in an area that children cannot access.The chest were sold April 2016 through June 2016.

This recall involves four-drawer wooden chests sold under the Storybook brand (model 416407). The white laminated chests have a single white wood pull on each drawer.

A label with the date code in the MM/YYYY format is located on the back of the unit. The chests measure 42.13 inches high by 29.25 inches wide and 16.25 inches deep.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission the recalled chests are unstable unless they are properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that could result in death or serious injuries to children.

Due to a manufacturing problem, these chests do not comply with the voluntary safety standard.

Sauder Woodworking is contacting all known purchasers directly and sending free repair kits and wall anchoring kits.

If a consumer is unable or unwilling to attach the repair kit, they should contact Sauder Woodworking for a full refund. Consumers who request a refund will be provided instructions by Sauder on how to properly dispose of the chests.

 

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