Ameriwood Entertainment Centers Recalled

Date:
December 5, 2007
Category:
Kids Furniture
Company/Brand:
Ameriwood Industries
The Danger:
The entertainment centers can collapse if the back panel is not secure, posing a risk of death or serious injury. This hazard led to the death of one 19-month-old child.
Description:
This recall involves about 138,000 entertainment centers. The entertainment centers are black with two lower miter-framed doors, two glass doors at the top, and CD storage racks. They measure about 54 inches wide, 71 inches high, and 20 inches deep. They were sold under the Ridgewood/Charleswood brand name. Model number 93956 is printed on the instruction manual.
Sold At:
Mass merchandisers nationwide, including Kmart stores, from June 2000 through May 2005 for about $200.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled entertainment centers and contact Ameriwood to receive a free support panel repair kit. For more information, contact Ameriwood toll-free at (877) 732-8252 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.ameriwood.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08114.html

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