The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada in conjunction with Dorel Asia SRL, of Barbados, has issued a voluntary recall call of 445,000 bunk beds in the United States and 21,700 bunk beds in Canada.
The CPSC has issued the recall after 23 reports of the bunk beds side rails cracking or breaking and reports of minor bruises and abrasions. Defective products have a potential to cause severe injury.
The bunk beds were sold at Walmart, Kmart and Target stores and include the following models:
TG2070W WM1848 WM1848R WM1848R2 WM1848R2DC DA1026W DA1026RW DA1026P DA1026RP
Consumers should contact Doreal Asia for a free repair kit at (800) 295-1980 or see the firm’s web-site, www.dorelasia.com.
Bunk bed-related injuries are suffered by approximately 37,000 children every year. Fall injuries can result in fractures, cuts, abrasions, traumatic brain injuries including concussions and spinal cord injuries.
This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We are a Seattle product liability law firm and we represent people who have been injured due to dangerous and defective products.
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