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        U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall

 

 

Recall Date: May 21, 2013

Recall Number: 13-195 

Lea Industries Recalls Children’s Beds Due to Fall Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of product: Lea Panel, Loft and Bunk Beds

Hazard: The bed’s side mattress support rails can break, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer 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.

 

Recall Details


Units: About 59,200 in the U.S. and 4,200 in Canada

Description: This 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. Item numbers and purchase order numbers included in this recall are listed below. The date code, rail item number and purchase order number are located on a white label on the inside of one of the side rails.  Date codes between August 2008 and March 2013, shown as 8-2008 through 3-2013, are included in this recall. Platform beds manufactured since 2010 are not included in this recall. Recalled bed names, item numbers and purchase order numbers include:

 

 

 

Item Number on Bed Rail    Bed Collection Name                                    Purchase Order Numbers

                                   

012-023, 012-024                    Haley                                                   IM92784 through IM94038

060-099, 060-975                    Sponge Bob Surf Club                                    for all beds, except

070-099                                   Lea Elite Zoe                                                  platform beds made

                                                                                                                        since 2010

085-076                                   Home Town                                                   

 

134-099                                   Lea Elite Boutique

139-076, 139-099                    Lea Elite Logan County

145-076, 145-099                    Lea Elite Covington

147-076, 147-099                    Lea Elite Hannah       

148-076, 148-097, 148-099    Lea Elite Retreat

149-076, 149-097, 149-099

 

203-091, 203-094, 203-097    Jessica McClintock

207-963C, 207-963W             Bunks and Lofts

207-965C, 207-965W             Bunks and Lofts

228-091, 228-094, 228-097    Jessica McClintock-Cherry

237-076, 237-097, 237-099    Americana

 

302-076, 302-09C                   Jackson Creek

342-064N, 342-076N              My Place-Maple

343-064N, 343-076N              The Getaway-White

 

505-09L                                  Elation

590-076, 590-076B,                My Style

590-076C, 590-076M,

590-076W, 590-088B,

590-088C, 590-088M,

590-088W

 

606-091                                   Emma’s Treasures

618-076, 618-975                    Austin

625-076                                   Deer Run

 

711-076, 711-091, 711-097    Freetime

 

816-076, 816-091, 816-094,   Lea Elite Classics

816-097, 816-975

826-076, 826-091, 826-094,   Lea Elite Crossover

826-097, 826-975

846-091, 846-094, 846-097    Lea Elite Rhapsody

856-076, 856-091, 856-094,   Lea Elite Expressions

856-097, 856-923, 856-924

876-076, 876-091, 876-094,   Lea Elite Reflections

876-097, 876-923, 876-924

 

906-076, 906-975                    Dillon

917-024                                   Midtown

950-099, 950-939                    Nick and Funtime

960-097, 960-099,                   Tweennick

960-923, 960-924

970-091, 970-094                    Teennick

 

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 22 reports of incidents involving the recalled beds in the U.S. since 2009 and one in Canada. Two injuries were reported. In a 2009 incident in Madison, Wisconsin, 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. The 6 year old was treated at a hospital emergency department for a head injury involving a cut to her face.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the beds and contact Lea Industries to receive free replacement side rails for the beds.

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.

Importer: Lea Industries, High Point, N.C.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

 

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Lea-Industries-Recalls-Childrens-Beds/

 

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/29293r-eng.php

 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

 

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

 

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

 

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

 

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:

800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

 

Media Contact

Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

Phone: (301) 504-7908

Spanish: (301) 504-7800

 

Firm’s Media Contact: Kathy Liebmann

Phone: (734) 241-2438

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