Vera Three-Drawer Storage Unit Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Vera Three-Drawer Storage Unit Recall [Canada]Les Petits Mousses recalls certain Three-Drawer Vera Storage Units due to risk of tip-over and consequential entrapment, injury and death hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/OHtw30f7vse

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64464r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Vera Three-Drawer Storage Units/Dresser Chests sold in white and grey-white color/style options.

  • Each Three-Drawer Vera Storage Unit/Dresser Chest has three (3) drawers is taller than 762 mm (approximately 30 inches) and a model number of 1303.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, its sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled Three-Drawer Vera Storage Units do not comply with the performance requirements of the ASTM F2057-14 International Standard Safety Specification for Chests, Door Chests and Dressers. Specifically, the Dresser Chests can tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall by using the tip-over restraints provided with the product, posing a tip-over and an entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children.

As of press time, the company had received no reports of incident or injury in Canada.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Three-Drawer Vera Storage Units, please stop using them if they are not properly anchored to the wall, place them in an area inaccessible by children and contact Les Petits Mousses for a free tip-over restraint kit with instructions.

Please note: similar Dresser Chests have been recalled for similar reasons, specifically serious risk of tip-over and consequential child entrapment, injury and death hazards. To see all recalls and notifications related to this matter, please search for “dresser” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Les Petits Mousses at 1-450-681-0576 Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can also reach the company by e-mail at info@LesPetitsMousses.com

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

==> To see other recalled products produced, marketed and/or sold by Les Petits Mousses please search for “Les Petits Mousses” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Entrapment hazards, please search for “entrapment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Tip-over hazards, please search for “tip-over” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-64464
Recalls Direct RIN: 9194-2017
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