South Shore 5 Drawer Chest

Name of product:

South Shore 5-drawer chests
 
Hazard:
 

The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).

Remedy:

Consumer Contact:
South Shore at 800-290-0465 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday or by email at service@southshore.ca. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website at www.SouthShoreFurniture.com and click on the Contact Us for more information.

Units: About 3,500 in the U.S. (in addition, 250 units were sold in Canada and 5 in Mexico)

South Shore Item number

 
Description:
 

This recall involves Summer Breeze style 5-drawer chest of drawers sold in cherry wood. Model number 3746035 is printed on a label affixed to the back of the chest and on the assembly guide. The chests measure 44-inches high by 31-inches wide and 16-inches deep and weigh 88 pounds.

Incidents/Injuries:
 

None reported

Remedy:
 

Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Contact South Shore for a choice between two options: full refund with free pick up of the chest, or a free tip-over restraint kit with a one-time in-home installation of the kit. South Shore is contacting consumers who purchased the recalled chests directly.

Sold At:
 

Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Wayfair.com and other online retailers from April 2014 through December 2016 for about $160.

Importer(s):
 

South Shore Industries Ltd., of Canada

Distributor(s):
 

South Shore Industries Ltd., of Canada

Manufactured In:
 
Canada