The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Hammary Furniture have announced the voluntary recall of 7000 tables and chests sold between November 2001 to November 2009.
Consumers should stop using recalled products and contact Hammary. There are no reports of any injuries or accidents. Several styles of decorative wood chests and tables are affected by this recall. The reason for the recall is that the surface coating paint on the furniture could contain excessive levels of lead in violation of the federal lead paint standard.
- Importer: Hammary Furniture Co., of Lenoir, N.C.
- Description: This recall includes several styles of decorative wooden chests and tables. The model number, style and average price is listed below:
T71037-00 Vincent Rattan Entertainment Center $700
T71274-00 World Map Drum Table $720
T71522-00 Oval Game Cocktail Table $900
T71946-00 Roulette Accent Table $640
T72345-00 Console Table $880
T72706-00 Entertainment Console $900
T72858-00 Bachelor's Chest $800
T73064-00 Bar Cabinet $700
T73069-00 Accent Table $500
T73070-00 CD Storage $360
T73112-00 Old Western Rifle Accent Table $500
T73174-00 Box on Stand $280
T73175-00 Round Accent Table $200
T73229-22 Nest of Tables $460
T73292-00 Bombe Chest $700
T73293-00 Octagonal Drum Table Brown $240
T73294-00 Octagonal Drum Table $240
T73319-00 Black Bedside Chest $260
T73346-00 Door Chest $900
According to CPSC, furniture manufactured since April 2009 will have a label that specifies the date of manufacture, the item number, the country of origin, a product description and the name "Hammary Furniture." This label is located on the unfinished back of the item or, if the back is finished, on the underside. Products manufactured earlier than April 2009 will not have any identifiable markings on them.
These products were sold at major department stores and furniture retail stores from November 2001 through November 2009 for between $200 and $900. The recalled tables and chests were manufactured in the Philippines, Vietnam and China.
- Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled furniture, keep young children away from it and contact Hammary to receive a free replacement.
- Consumer Contact: For additional information and to see pictures of the recalled furniture, visit CPSC's web site: www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10191.html