PBteen Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Risk of Injury

PBteen Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Risk of Injury

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Beadboard Bunk Beds

Units: About 390

Importer: PBteen, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Hazard: The front upper horizontal panel on the bunk beds can crack or break, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: PBteen has received 13 reports of panels that have cracked or broken. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves wooden bunk beds with beadboard paneling. The upper bunk, accessible by a four-step ladder, is designed for a twin mattress and the lower bunk for a full-size mattress. The bunk beds were sold in white, chestnut, dark espresso and honey, and have storage cubbies below the lower bunk. The product number is listed on the purchase receipt. A label on each of the bunk bed’s parts lists that part’s SKU number. SKU numbers included in the recall are:

Sold at: PBteen.com and through the PBteen catalog nationwide from January 2008 to April 2009 for the Sun Valley white and Sun Valley honey models, and October 2011 to February 2012 for the dark espresso, chestnut and white models. The bunk beds were sold for between $1,700 and $2,000.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the upper bunk and contact PBteen. Consumers with the recalled bunk bed will receive a free, in-home installation of a replacement panel.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact PBteen toll-free at (855) 217-5223 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET daily. PBteen is contacting known purchasers directly.

Aug 16, 2012 | Category: CPSC Recalls (all) | Comments: none