PhotoHillsdale Furniture of Louisville, Ky., is recalling about 20,000 children’s bunk beds

 

The bunk bed’s side mattress support rails can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

 

The firm has received about 650 reports of bed support rails cracking or breaking. Several incidents resulted in the collapse of the upper or bottom bunk bed and some consumers fell from the bunk bed.

 

Reports include eight injuries to children and adults that resulted in bruising, lacerations requiring stitches and one upper arm fracture.

 

This recall involves Chadwick bunk beds sold in white (model 1030), mission oak (models 1245 and 1589) and in a twin over full combination. All models were available with the option of either: a storage drawer, a trundle or nothing under the lower bunk.

 

Hillsdale Furniture, Made in Vietnam and the model number appear on a label affixed to the inside of the bed rail or foot board.

 

The bunk beds, manufactured in Vietnam, were sold exclusively at Bob’s Discount Furniture stores nationwide and online at www.MyBobs.com from August 2010, through July 2014, for about $400.

 

What to do

 

Consumers should immediately stop using the bunk beds and contact Hillsdale Furniture to arrange for the free installation of free replacement rails by Bob’s Discount Furniture. Bob’s Discount Furniture is contacting known customers directly.

 

Consumers may contact Hillsdale Furniture at 800-368-0999 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online www.hillsdalefurniture.com and click on the Consumer Information link for more information.

 

 


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