Friday, May 22, 2009

Gothic Cabinet Craft Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the importers named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Twin, Twin Extra-Large, and Twin Over Full Bunk Beds

Units: About 1,500

Manufacturer: Gothic Cabinet Craft Inc., of Maspeth, N. Y.

Hazard: The bunk beds do not have sufficient headboards, footboards, or guardrails and have gaps between parts of the upper bunk that could allow a child's body to pass through but not a child's head. These bunk beds pose a fall, entrapment, and strangulation hazard to children and violate the spacing requirements of the federal bunk bed safety standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: Both metal and wooden bunk beds are being recalled. The bunk bed styles include dark oak and metal, solid pine, others come with six drawers as part of the base.

Sold by: Retail stores in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area from June 2000 through October 2008 for between $225 and $850.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these bunk beds and contact Gothic Cabinet Craft Inc. to schedule an appointment and free repair.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Gothic Cabinet Craft Outlet toll free at (877) 946-8442 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.gothiccabinetcraft.com

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