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Prepac recalls 4-drawer chests

The chests are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall

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Prepac Manufacturing of Canada is recalling about 21,000 Prepac 4-drawer chests.

The chests are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall includes Prepac 4-drawer chests with plastic drawer glides sold in three finishes, black, oak and white.

The following model numbers are included in the recall and are printed on the instruction manual:
 

Model

Dimensions

Finish

BEP-3031-4

29-3/4”H x 30”W x 16”D

Black

BBD-3031-4

29-3/4”H x 30”W x 16”D

Black

OBD-3031-4

29-3/4”H x 30”W x 16”D

Oak

WHD-3031-4

29-3/4”H x 30”W x 16”D

White

The chests, manufactured in Canada, were sold online at Overstock.com, Target.com, Amazon.com and other online retailers from April 2005, through September 2018, for about $75.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chests if not properly anchored to the wall and place them in an area that children cannot access. Consumers may contact Prepac to receive a free tipover restraint kit and request a one-time, free in-home installation of the wall anchor strap.

Consumers may contact Prepac Manufacturing toll-free at (877) 773-7221 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or online at www.prepacmfg.com and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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