CPSC Reports Recall of E&E Bedroom Dressers, Citing Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards
UNITED STATES – As reported in an online news article published by nbc25news.com, and according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), E&E has issued a recall of its INK+IVY brand bedroom dressers due to concerns of tip-over and entrapment hazards.*
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a notification that E&E, Co., Inc., a furniture manufacturer and dealer, has recalled an INK+IVY brand bedroom dresser, citing concerns of tip-over and entrapment hazards. The recall effective date is October 3, 2019. The specific bedroom dresser subject to recall is the Renu dresser comprised of multi-colored pine wood.
The bedroom dresser subject to recall has three drawers with metal legs. Each dresser is approximately 36 inches tall and weighs approximately 73 pounds. The INK+IVY brand name can be found on a hanging tag attached to one of the dresser drawers. Additionally, each dresser has a sticker on the back that displays “E&E CO., LTD.,” along with the date of manufacture, PO numbers, and the words “MADE IN VIETNAM.”
Reason for Recall
E&E issued a recall of the INK+IVY dressers (Recall No. 20-002) because the dressers pose a tip-over and entrapment risk to children, potentially resulting in serious injuries or death. Unless anchored to the wall, the dressers are unstable and do not comply with U.S. voluntary industry standards (ASTM 2057-17).
The recall affects approximately 1,800 dressers, and customers may return the affected dressers for repair or a full refund. So far, there are have not been any reported injuries or deaths. The INK+IVY dressers subject to recall were sold online by the following retailers:
- Overstock.com; and
The affected INK+IVY dressers were sold from January 2017 through September 2019 at a price of approximately $350 per dresser.
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Sources:https://nbc25news.com/news/nation-world/consumer-product-safety-commission-recalls-several-items-today and https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/E-E-Recalls-Bedroom-Dressers-Due-to-Tip-Over-and-Entrapment-Hazards