The bed's side mattress support rails can break, posing a fall hazard. There have been 22 reports of incidents involving the recalled beds in the U.S. since 2009 and one in Canada. Two injuries were reported. In a 2009 incident in Madison, Wisconsin, an 11-year-old girl was placing a fitted sheet on the top bunk when the child, mattress and bed supports collapsed on her 6-year-old sister in the bed below. The 6 year old was treated at a hospital emergency department for a head injury involving a cut to her face.
This recall involves about 59,200 products in the U.S. and 4,200 in Canada. The side rails on 34 different Lea children's bed collections, including loft, bunk and panel styles in twin, full and queen sizes. The wooden beds were sold in various wood finishes and paint colors, including black or white. The beds have two side mattress support rails connecting the headboard to the footboard and slats or a Bunkie board to support the mattress. Item numbers and purchase order numbers included in this recall are listed below. The date code, rail item number and purchase order number are located on a white label on the inside of one of the side rails. Date codes between August 2008 and March 2013, shown as 8-2008 through 3-2013, are included in this recall. Platform beds manufactured since 2010 are not included in this recall.
Purchase order numbers are IM92784 through IM94038 for all beds, except platform beds made since 2010.
Recalled bed collection names and item numbers include:
Haley: 012-023, 012-024
Sponge Bob Surf Club: 060-099, 060-975
Dillon: 906-076, 906-975
Nick and Funtime: 950-099, 950-939
Tweennick: 960-097, 960-099, 960-923, 960-924
Tweennick: 970-091, 970-094
Direct Buy stores and furniture stores nationwide, and online at amazon.com and various other websites from August 2008 through March 2013 for between $400 and $3,000.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the beds and contact Lea Industries to receive free replacement side rails for the beds. Contact the company toll-free at (888) 770-7116, or online at leaindustries.com and click on Recall for more information.
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