Structube Snower 3-Drawer Dresser Chest Recall [Canada]


Structube Snower 3-Drawer Dresser Chest Recall [Canada]

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Canada Flag Canada/Ottawa: Structube, a Laval, Quebec establishment, recalls an estimated 2,223 Snower 3-Drawer Dresser Chests from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected tip-over hazards and consequential risks of crush, bone fracture, concussion, laceration, entrapment and death, all serious health and safety hazards/situations requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/1Uza30rRSpK

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/76211r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Dresser Chests are subject to this recall

  • Snower 3-Drawer Dresser Chests, sold with round metal tubular chrome legs, a Structube SKU designation sf 64.93.96.10 and a vendor product ID of Snower-80 3-Chest

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Dresser Chests can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Snower 3-Drawer Dresser Chests are known to have been marketed, distributed and sold in all Canadian provinces although it is always possible these furniture products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to Health Canada, its sampling and evaluation program has determined that the Snower 3-Drawer Dresser Chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the ASTM F2057-19 Standard Safety Specification for Clothing Storage Units. Specifically, the product can tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall by using the tip-over restraints provided with the product. This poses both tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in the serious injury and/or death to children who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Snower 3-Drawer Dresser Chests, please do not use them unanchored. Instead, kindly install the anchoring kit provided with the unit or contact Structube to obtain a free anchoring repair kit and install it according to the instructions provided.

==> For further information on furniture safety and the dangers of furniture tip overs, please see Health Canada’s Furniture, appliances and television safety, available here: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/injury-prevention/furniture-appliances-televisions.html.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat crush, bone fracture, concussion, laceration, entrapment and death, all serious safely hazards.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Structube Customer Support Centre toll-free at 1-877-721-3787 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or any one of the Structube stores in Canada or on the Web at https://www.structube.com/en_ca/.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Dresser Chests, please search for “dressers” or more generically, “furniture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Respiratory Arrest and/or Respiratory Failure hazards, please search for “respiratory” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Structube, please search for “Structube” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Snower brand, please search for “Snower” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-76211
Recalls Direct RIN: 14821-2021
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