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Lea Industries Recalls Children's Beds Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Lea Panel, Loft and Bunk Beds

Hazard: The bed's side mattress support rails can break, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact:  Lea Industries; toll-free at (888) 770-7116, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.leaindustries.com and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 59,200 in the U.S. and 4,200 in Canada

Description: This recall involves 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. Recalled bed names, item numbers and purchase order numbers include:

Item Number on Bed Rail

Bed Collection Name

Purchase Order Numbers

012-023, 012-024       

Haley

IM92784 through IM94038

060-099, 060-975

Sponge Bob Surf Club

for all beds, except

070-099 

Lea Elite Zoe           

platform beds made



since 2010

085-076

Home Town                          





134-099

Lea Elite Boutique


139-076, 139-099

Lea Elite Logan County


145-076, 145-099

Lea Elite Covington


147-076, 147-099

Lea Elite Hannah          


148-076, 148-097, 148-099 

Lea Elite Retreat


149-076, 149-097, 149-099






203-091, 203-094, 203-097

Jessica McClintock


207-963C, 207-963W

Bunks and Lofts


207-965C, 207-965W

Bunks and Lofts


228-091, 228-094, 228-097

Jessica McClintock-Cherry 


237-076, 237-097, 237-099

Americana





302-076, 302-09C

Jackson Creek


342-064N, 342-076N

My Place-Maple


343-064N, 343-076N

The Getaway-White





505-09L

Elation


590-076, 590-076B,

My Style


590-076C, 590-076M,



590-076W, 590-088B,



590-088C, 590-088M,



590-088W






606-091

Emma's Treasures


618-076, 618-975

Austin


625-076

Deer Run





711-076, 711-091, 711-097

Freetime





816-076, 816-091, 816-094,

Lea Elite Classics


816-097, 816-975



826-076, 826-091, 826-094,

Lea Elite Crossover


826-097, 826-975



846-091, 846-094, 846-097

Lea Elite Rhapsody


856-076, 856-091, 856-094,

Lea Elite Expressions


856-097, 856-923, 856-924



876-076, 876-091, 876-094,

Lea Elite Reflections


876-097, 876-923, 876-924






906-076, 906-975

Dillon


917-024

Midtown


950-099, 950-939

Nick and Funtime


960-097, 960-099,

Tweennick 


960-923, 960-924



970-091, 970-094

Teennick


 

Incidents/Injuries: 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.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the beds and contact Lea Industries to receive free replacement side rails for the beds.

Sold at: 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.

Importer: Lea Industries, High Point, N.C.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Lea-Industries-Recalls-Childrens-Beds/

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/29293r-eng.php

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

Firm's Media Contact: Kathy Liebmann
Phone: (734) 241-2438

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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