October 11, 2019 — Around 1 million four-drawer dressers sold at Kmart and Sears were recalled because they can tip over and cause death or serious injury to a child.
The recall was issued by Ridgewood Industries Inc. of Canada, for approximately 1 million Belmont four-drawer dressers.
The dressers were sold at Kmart and Sears stores nationwide and online from April 2013 to September 2019 for about $40.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned:
“The recalled dressers are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.”
Furthermore, the recalled dresser models over 30 inches tall do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).
The manufacturer is offering consumers a free anchoring kit, including a wall anchor strap. Consumers can also request a one-time, free in-home installation of the wall anchor strap.
For more information, consumers can contact Ridgewood toll-free at 888-222-7460 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, or visit www.ameriwood.com and click on “Support.”
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