CPSC Important Safety Recalls
HAVERTYS BECKLEY ENTERTAINMENT HUTCH – RISK OF SHELF FALLING HAZARD
Only the Beckley Entertainment Hutch, SKU Nos. 0-4000-3197 (Weathered Charcoal Finish) and 0-4000-3538 (Dovetail Grey Finish) sold between January 2016 and February 28, 2019 are included in the recall.
To arrange for Havertys to send a technician to your home to retrofit the Hutch by adding additional screws and shelf support pins with longer stems or to request Havertys to send additional screws and shelf support pins for you to install please visit: www.havertys.com or call (888) 428-3789, Mon-Sat, 8am-7pm ET
HOME MERIDIAN RECALLS CORNER CURIO CABINETS DUE TO TIP-OVER AND ENTRAPMENT HAZARDS; SOLD EXCLUSIVELY AT HAVERTYS (RECALL ALERT)
Name of product: Copeland Corner Curios
Hazard: The recalled curio cabinets are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
Consumer Contact: Havertys toll-free at 888-428-3789 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday though Saturday or online at www.havertys.com and click on Safety & Recalls under Customer Service at the bottom of any page for more information. Home Meridian is contacting purchasers directly.
Units: About 520
Description: This recall involves corner curio cabinets made from poplar solid and veneer and sold in either a white or dark brown finish. The model numbers are 115-PO21664 (white finish) and 115-PO21665 (brown finish), and the SKU numbers are 0-4000-3512 (white finish) and 0-4000-3513 (brown finish), both of which can be found on one of the back panels of the corner curio. the curio has four glass shelves with mirrored panels and is designed to be placed in a corner and mounted to the wall with the supplied hardware. The cabinet measures 74.75 inches tall and weighs about 40 pounds.
Incidents/Injuries: Home Meridian has received one report of a tip-over incident involcing a child. The curio was not mounted to the wall, and the child suffered some bruising to his leg.
Sold at: Havertys stores in 16 states and online at www.havertys.com from December 2018 through March 2019 for about $500.
Importer: Home Meridian International, of High Point, NC
Manufactured in: Vietnam
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remmedy to protect consumers.
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Furniture Safety InitiativesHavertys Furniture is committed to providing you with the safest home furnishings designed for style, real world use and most importantly, in accordance with recognized safety standards.In order to maintain up-to-date compliance with these safety initiatives, Havertys Furniture is an active member of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) and has employees on the American Standards Testing & Materials (ASTM) committees in charge of developing safety standards.
How to help keep your children safe
- Always install the included tip restraints that come with your furniture.
- Place heavy items in the lowest drawers or on the lowest shelves.
- Don't open more than one drawer at a time.
- Supervise children and prevent them from climbing on, standing on, or hanging off drawers, doors, or shelves.
- Don't place items that might attract your children, such as toys, on top of furniture where they might try to reach for them
As recommended by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Havertys follows the ASTM F2057-19 anti-tipover safety standards in the design and manufacture of all clothing storage units. We also apply these anti tip-over safety standards to many other furniture types that feature doors and drawers.
To learn more about tip-over, visit the CPSC's website.