Consumer product recall

Concordia Furniture 3 drawers 1 door dressers in Summer nights recalled due to tip-over and entrapment hazard

Starting date:
August 13, 2021
Posting date:
August 13, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76227

Last updated:
2021-08-13

Summary

  • Product:
    Concordia Furniture 3 drawers 1 door dressers in Summer nights.
  • Issue:
    The dresser may tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall.
  • What to do:
    Stop using the recalled dresser that is not securely anchored to the wall and contact the company to obtain a replacement anchoring repair kit.

Affected products

Concordia Furniture 3 drawers 1 door dresser in Summer nights

Product description

This recall involves Concordia Furniture 3 drawers 1 door dresser in the Summer nights Grey finish (model: 23537-22). The unit measures 54 inches wide, 31 inches high and 17 inches deep.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled dresser does not meet the performance requirement of the ASTM F2057-19 Standard Safety Specification for Clothing Storage Units. The recalled dresser may tip over if not securely anchored to the wall, posing a tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in serious injury or death to children.

As of August 10, 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 approximately 1200 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September 2015 to July 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada

Companies

Manufacturer

Concordia Furniture Ltd

Anjou

Quebec

CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dresser that is not securely anchored to the wall, and contact the company to obtain a replacement anchoring repair kit.

For more information, consumers may contact Concordia Furniture by email at recall@concordiafurniture.com or call toll-free at 1-800-363-3313, ext. 301, 309, between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST, 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.