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Pali Design Recalls Children’s Furniture Due to Tip-Over, Impact, Suffocation Hazards

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Recall Date: June 9, 2015

Recall Number: 15-160

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Children’s furniture

Hazard: The plastic restraint strap used to attach armoires, combos, dressers and hutches to a wall can break and allow the unit to tip over. Falling furniture can result in a wide range of injuries to young children, from soft tissue bruising to broken bones, head injuries and death by suffocation when a child is pinned under a heavy piece of furniture.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately place the recalled armoires, combos, dressers or hutches out of the reach of young children and contact Pali Design for a free retrofit kit that contains newly designed restraint straps, mounting hardware and installation instructions.

Consumer Contact: Pali Design toll free at (866) 840-4140 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email customerservice@pali-design.com, or online at www.pali-design.com and click on “Safety Notice for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 18,000 in the U.S. and 2,160 in Canada

Description: This recall involves Pali Design armoires, combos, dressers and hutches sold separately or in the following collections: Karla Collection, Mantova Collection, Milano Collection, Salerno Collection, Volterra Collection, Wendy Collection and West Point Collection. The recall also includes a separate bookcase/hutch available in finishes to match the collections. The recalled furniture was manufactured from January 2006 to September 2010. Combos combine drawers and a cabinet in one unit.

The model number, product name and manufacture date are printed on a white sticker on the back of the units. The manufacture date is in the YYYY-MM-DD format. To view a full list of model numbers and product names from collections of units being recalled, click here: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Pali-Design-Recalls-Childrens-Furniture/

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a restraint strap on a Wendy Double Dresser breaking and allowing the unit to tip over. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Independent specialty stores nationwide, at Pequeno Angelito in San Juan, Puerto Rico and online from January 2006 to September 2010 for between $420 and $750. The Karla collection was sold exclusively in Babies R Us stores.

Importer: Pali Design Inc., of Canada

Manufacturer: Associate Yang Enterprise Co. Ltd., of Vietnam

Manufactured in: Vietnam

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