Home Meridian has recalled about 640 Mid-Century three-drawer chests due to instability hazards.
According to the recall issued on Sept. 24, 2019, the chests are unstable when not securely anchored to a wall. Their instability poses a serious threat to children who may become trapped beneath a chest if it were to fall.
The chest also does not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-17). No injuries have been reported.
Consumers who own a Mid-Century chest that is not properly secured to a wall are cautioned to place it in an area where children cannot access it. They can also call Home Meridian to receive a free tip-over restraint kit mailed to them, a one-time free in-home installation of the tip-over restraint kit, or a prepaid shipping label to mail in the drawer slides for a full refund.
Information taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
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