Pottery Barn Kids recalled its Madeline Bed Canopy due to some defect in the in the connections of the posts to the top rails of the canopy. This causes the canopy to come apart and fall, posing a hazard to any one using the bed.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, Pottery Barn Kids announced this voluntary recall. Consumers are advised to stop using this product immediately. If you think you have purchased this Pottery Barn Kids product, here are the details:
Importer:Pottery Barn Kids, which is a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, California.
Name of Recalled Product:Madeline Bed Canopy. Pottery Barn Kids previously sold the canopy separately as an option for the Madeline Bed.
Units Sold:About 7,700 in units of this product were sold in the United States. An additional 230 units were sold in Canada.
Reason for Recall:The connections of the posts to the top rails of the canopy can come apart, making it possible for components of the canopy to fall. This poses an impact hazard to users.
Incidents/Injuries:There have been about 33 reports of components of the canopy falling. According to one report there a cut that required stitches due to to the product malfunction, and there were nine other reports of minor cuts, bruises and/or bumps.
Product Description:The canopy is part of the Pottery Barn Kids Madeline Bedroom Collection.
- Material:The canopy is made of wood
- Components: The components consist of four posts that connect to the headboard and footboard of the bed, and four rails that connect to the top portion of each post.
- Size: The canopy is available for twin-, full- and queen-sized Madeline Beds,
- Colors: It comes in a variety of colors. The colors are white, antique white, blade green, Sun Valley blade green, Sun Valley light green and Sun Valley espresso.
Where Sold:The Madeline Bed Canopy was available at Pottery Barn Kids stores nationwide, online at potterybarnkids.com and through Pottery Barn Kids catalogs from December 2003 until August 2011. When sold separately, the canopy sold for $150 to $300.
Country of Manufacture:Vietnam
Remedy:Consumers are advised to stop using the product immediately and remove the canopy from the bed. They should then contact Pottery Barn Kids to schedule a free repair.
Who to Contact:To get additional information, and to schedule a repair, you should contact Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at (855) 662-4114 between 4 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT daily or visit the Pottery barn Kids website at www.potterybarnkids.com
If You Bought This Product in Canada:Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1455
Find the original CPSC recall information for this product on the CPSC website.
If you feel you have any additional accident or injury reports regarding this product, or if you have found any additional hazards associated with the Madeline bed canopy, then the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is interested in hearing about it. You can report your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov
Special Note Regarding Recalled Products:If you feel that you purchased or own a recalled product, stop using it immediately unless otherwise instructed. And very importantly, it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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