Pottery Barn Recalls Madeline Bunk Beds

Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco, California, just issued a recall to repair 405 of its <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Madeline Bunk Beds due to entrapment hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The CPSC also indicates that consumers should stop using the recalled Pottery Barn Kids Madeline Bunk Beds and that it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The end structure of the Pottery Barn Kids Madeline Bunk Beds can pose an entrapment hazard to young children, a violation of the Safety Standard for Entrapment Hazards in Bunk Beds, 16 C.F.R. Part 1513.

Children can get their necks caught in the opening between the post and the decorative molding. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.

The recalled Pottery Barn Kids Madeline Bunk Beds are white and made of wood and medium-density fiberboard and have guardrails on either side of the top bunk and a ladder that attaches to the side of the beds. The recalled Bunk Beds, which were manufactured in Vietnam, were sold at Pottery Barn Kids stores, catalog, and www.potterybarnkids.com from July 2009 to March 2010 for $1,400

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled Madeline Bunk Bed and contact Pottery Barn Kids to schedule installation of a free repair kit. Pottery Barn Kids can e reached toll-free at (888) 779-8692 between 7:00 a.m. and midnight, Pacific Time, seven days a week or at the company’s website at www.potterybarnkids.com.

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