Chest of Drawers with Serious Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards

This recall involves Summer Breeze style 5-drawer chests of drawers sold in four crecalled chest of drawersolors. Each drawer has two round knobs. The model number is printed on a label on the back of the chest. The chests measure 44-inches high by 31-inches wide and 16-inches deep and weigh 88 pounds. The model numbers and colors included:

The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).

Remedy: Refund, Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Contact South Shore for a full refund or a free tip-over restraint kit. Consumers who are unable or unwilling to install the tip restraint kit should contact South Shore for a free one-time in-home installation of the kit.
Consumer Contact: South Shore at 800-290-0465 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, by email at service@southshore.ca or online at www.SouthShoreFurniture.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Pictures available here:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/South-Shore-Expands-Recall-of-Chest-of-Drawers

About 68,300 recalled (This includes the 3,500 recalled in January 2017.)

Model NumberColor
3746035 or 3746035ARoyal Cherry
3294035 or 3294035ABlueberry
3219035 or 3219035AChocolate
3210035 or 3210035AWhite

 

Sold at:

Online at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Wayfair.com and other online retailers from February 2005 through December 2016 for about $160.

 

Importer(s):

South Shore Industries Ltd., of Canada

 

Distributor(s):

South Shore Industries Ltd., of Canada

 

Manufactured In:

Canada

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