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About 18,400 (in the United States) and 1,250 (in Canada) sleigh beds have been recalled because of falling hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why it's being recalled: The hardware holding the headboard and footboard can loosen or detach, posing a fall hazard. Samuel Lawrence has received one report of a Florida man who injured his foot when the bed's footboard detached.
Description: This recall includes Bordeaux Collection king- and queen-size sleigh beds with wooden headboards and footboards in a cherry finish. Each bed also has two matching wooden side rails. "Bordeaux" and the model number are printed on a white label on the back of the headboard and footboard. Model numbers for the recalled beds are 8070-252 and 8070-253 for the queen-size and 8070-272 and 8070-273 for the king-size.
Where it was sold: Furniture stores nationwide from August 2009 to April 2012 for between $400 and $500.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled beds and contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture to obtain a free repair kit. For additional information, contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture toll-free at (866) 572-9889 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.slf-co.com.
View the full recall on the CPSC's website here.
View Health Canada's press release here.