February 3, 2000Thornwood Furniture Recalls Oak
Phoenix, AZ (SafetyAlerts)
- Thornwood Furniture Manufacturing is recalling about 400 toy chests for replacement. The
lids on these toy chests could fall onto a child's head or neck.
while conducting retail surveillance
an investigator for the Georgia Office of Consumer Affairs discovered the problem with the
The oak toy chests have model number
841LQ or 1814LQ located on the rear panel. They measure 35-inches long, 19-inches high and
19-inches deep. A 1-inch-wide ventilation opening runs the entire length of the front of
the toy chest just below the lid. The toy chests have one adjustable lid support. The
Thornwood Furniture name and address are located on the product sticker located on the
rear panel of the toy chest.
Furniture stores nationwide,
including Rooms To Go, Bedroom Superstores and MN Goldstein, sold the toy chests from
January 1999 through November 1999 for about $170.
Consumers should immediately stop
children from using the toy chests and contact the store where purchase for information on
getting a free replacement.
For additional information, consumers
can contact Thornwood Furniture toll-free at (877) 351-0067 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT
Monday through Friday, or on their web site at www.thornwood.com.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers February 3,
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