Check your baby’s bedroom! Nearly 65,000 children’s beds have been recalled by Lea Industries due to possible fall hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
So far, there have been 22 reports of incidents involving the beds, including one in Wisconsin where 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.
Why the product is being recalled: The bed’s side mattress support rails can break, posing a fall hazard.
Description: The 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.
A full list of the recalled bed names, item numbers and purchase order numbers can be viewed here.
Where it was sold: The beds were 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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the beds and contact Lea Industries to receive free replacement side rails for the beds.
For more information, 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.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.