Consumer product recall

Belmont 5 drawer chest recalled due to tip-over and entrapment hazards

Starting date:
August 30, 2021
Posting date:
August 30, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Last updated:


  • Product:
    Belmont 5 drawer chest
  • Issue:
    The dresser may tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall
  • What to do:
    Stop using the recalled product that is not securely anchored to the wall and install the anchoring kit provided with the unit or contact the company to obtain a free anchoring repair kit.

Affected products

Belmont 5 drawer chest

Product description

This recall involves the Belmont 5 drawer chest in a brown finish (SKU – B6650-15).  The unit measures 48" high, 33" wide and 17" deep.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the Belmont 5 drawer chest does not comply with the performance requirements of the ASTM F2057-19 Standard Safety Specification for Clothing Storage Units. The product can tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall by using the tip-over restraints provided with the product, posing a tip-over and an entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children.

As of August 20, 2021 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

For further information on furniture safety and the dangers of furniture tip overs, see Health Canada’s Furniture, appliances and television safety.

Number sold

The company reported that 145 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January, 2013 to August, 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Malaysia.



Minhas Furniture





LY Furniture Sdn Bhd



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product that is not securely anchored to the wall and install the anchoring kit provided with the unit or contact Minhas furniture to obtain a free repair kit containing an additional tip-over restraint and instructions.

For more information, consumers may contact Minhas Furniture by email at or by phone at 1-403-219-1006 ext. 61 between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm M.S.T Monday through Friday.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.