Concordia Furniture Dresser Drawer Recall [Canada]


Concordia Furniture Dresser Drawer Recall [Canada]

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Canada Flag Canada/Ottawa: Concordia Furniture Ltd., an Anjou, Quebec establishment, recalls an estimated 230 Concordia Furniture Three-Drawer, One-Door Dressers 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 requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/FnXh30rVoNz

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/76379r-eng.php

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

  • Concordia Furniture Three-Drawer, One-Door Dressers, sold with a Toscan grey painted finish, a model number of 23548-22 and measuring approximately 61 inches wide by 33 inches high by 17 inches deep.

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

==> 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 Concordia Furniture Three-Drawer, One-Door Dressers are thought 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 Concordia Furniture Three-Drawer, One-Door Dressers 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 tip-over restraints.

As a consequence, thiese Dressers pose 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 Concordia Furniture Three-Drawer, One-Door Dressers, please do not use them unanchored. Instead, kindly contact Concordia Furniture 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 Concordia Furniture at toll-free at 1-800-363-3313, extension 301 or 309, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at recall@concordiafurniture.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 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 Concordia Furniture Ltd., please search for “Concordia” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-76379
Recalls Direct RIN: 14946-2021
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