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Sleigh beds recalled

Posted June 27, 2012
Updated July 18, 2012

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Samuel Lawrence Furniture of High Point, has announced a voluntary recall of king- and queen-sized sleigh beds from the Bordeaux Collection.

The hardware holding the headboard and footboard can loosen or detach, posing a fall hazard. The commission received one report of a Florida man who injured his foot when the bed’s footboard detached.

The recall includes Bordeaux Collection twin, full-, king- and queen-sized sleigh beds with wooden headboards and footboards in a cherry finish. Each bed has two matching wooden side rails.

“Bordeaux” and the model number are printed on a white label on the back of the headboard and footboard. Model numbers for the recalled beds are 8070-242 and 8070-243 for the full size; and 8070-232 and 8070-233 for the twin size; 8070-252 and 8070-253 for the queen size; and 8070-272 and 8070-273 for the king size. The models were sold nationwide from August 2009 to April 2012 for $400 to $500.

Consumers should stop using the recalled beds and contact Samuel Lawrence Furniture to obtain a free repair kit. Call toll-free at (866) 572-9889 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays, or visit the company’s website at www.slf-co.com.

Photos of this product are available online.

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