Recall: Bunk Beds
On 2010-08-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bunk Beds due to a potential entrapment and strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2009 for about $1400.
About 400 units are involved in this Pottery Barn / PB Kids / PB Teen bunk bed recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Twin, Full & Bunk Beds category in 2010.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 600,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 779-8692
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What is the problem?
The end structure of the bunk bed can pose an entrapment hazard to young children, a violation of the Safety Standard for Entrapment Hazards in Bunk Beds, 16 C.F.R. Part 1513. Children can get their necks caught in the opening between the post and the decorative molding.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Madeline bunk beds. The bed is white and is made of wood and medium-density fiberboard. It has guardrails on either side of the top bunk and a ladder that attaches to the side of the beds.
These items were sold new+ at Pottery Barn Kids stores, catalog and www.potterybarnkids.com from July 2009 to March 2010 for $1,400
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the bed and contact Pottery Barn Kids to schedule installation of a free repair kit.
For additional information, contact Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at (888)779-8692 between 7 a.m. and midnight PT seven days a week or visit the company's website at www.potterybarnkids.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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