Homestar Finch three-drawer dresser recalled due to tip-over hazard
- Starting date:
- March 27, 2020
- Posting date:
- March 27, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Last updated: 2020-03-27
- Product: Finch three-drawer dresser
- Issue: The dresser may tip-over if not anchored to the wall.
- What to do: Immediately stop using the dresser if not anchored to the wall and contact the company to receive a free tip-over restraint kit.
Finch three-drawer dresser
This recall involves Finch three-drawer dressers offered in 4 different colours. The model number is printed on the back of the dresser. The unit measures 71 cm (28 inches) in height, 70 cm (27.5 inches) in width and 41 cm (16 inches) in depth and weighs approximately 21 kg (47 pounds). The contemporary style dressers have three drawers with three brushed nickel finish metal handles. The dressers were sold alone or as part of a matching bedroom furniture set. Note that the other items in the bedroom sets have not been recalled.
The recalled dressers 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 March 19, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 718 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from January, 2016 to May, 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the United States.
Homestar North America
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the dresser if not anchored to the wall. Consumers may contact Homestar to receive a free tip-over restraint kit and a one-time free in-home installation of the kit, to secure the dresser to the wall.
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.