Longwood Forest Recalls Angel Line Bunk Beds With Angled Ladders, 2-Year-Old Children’s Death Reported

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PRODUCT SAFETY:

Recalled Angel Line Brandon Twin Over Full Bunk Bed with angled ladder

Recalled Angel Line Creston Twin over Twin Bunk Bed with angled ladder

Recalled Angel Line Fremont Twin Over Twin Bunk Bed with angled ladder

Name of the Product

Angel Line Bunk beds with angled ladders

Hazard:

The metal hook fastening the ladder to the top bunk bed frame can move away or detach from the bed frame when the ladder is lifted, causing the gap between the ladder step and bed frame to open wider than 3.5 inches, posing serious entrapment and strangulation hazards.

Recall Date

December 22, 2021

PRODUCT SAFETY: Recall Details

Description:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Angel Line, of Laurel Springs, New Jersey, are announcing the recall of about 39,900 bunk beds with angled ladders due to a serious entrapment and strangulation hazards to children. A 2-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio died in May 2018 after he was found unresponsive in a gap in the bunk bed ladder.

The metal hook fastening the ladder to the top bunk bed frame can move away or detach from the bed frame when the ladder is lifted and create a gap of more than 3.5 inches between the ladder step and bed frame. This gap can trap children and cause strangulation.

Three models of Angel Line Bunk Beds are included in this recall:

Model Name

Model Numbers

Fremont Twin over Twin Bunk Bed

71210-21, 71210-49 and 71210-67

Creston Twin over twin Bunk Bed

71230-21, 71230-49 and 71230-75

Brandon Twin over Full Bunk Bed

71420-21 and 71420-75

The model number is printed on a label on the headboard/footboard of the upper bunk. Longwood Forest Products, Pennsville, New Jersey imported the bunk beds from Vietnam.

The recalled bunk beds were sold online at www.amazon.com, www.ojcommerce.com, www.walmart.com and www.wayfair.com from March 2016 through June 2021 for between $180 to $330.

To prevent another death, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bunk beds, block children’s access to the bunk beds and contact Angel Line for a free repair kit with brackets to reinforce the angled bunk bed ladders. The repair kit should be installed before consumers can use the recalled bunk bed.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bunk beds, block children’s access to the bunk beds and contact Angel Line to receive a free repair kit with reinforcement brackets for the ladder. If the bunk beds were not assembled at the time of purchase, consumers will be reimbursed for any costs associated with the installation.

Incidents/Injuries:

A 2-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio died in May 2018 after he was found unresponsive in a gap in the bunk bed ladder.

The recalled bunk beds were sold online at http://www.amazon.com, http://www.ojcommerce.com, http://www.walmart.com and http://www.wayfair.com from March 2016 through June 2021 for between $180 to $330.

Importer(s):

Longwood Forest Products of Pennsville, New Jersey

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is responsible for protecting the public against unreasonable risks of injury and death arising from the use of thousands upon thousands of consumer products. Consumer product incidents result in more than $1 trillion in annual losses to the country due to deaths, injuries, and property damages. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law prohibits anyone from selling products that are subject to a voluntary recall by a manufacturer, or a mandatory recall order by the Commission.

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