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October 17, 2000

Pottery Barn Kids Inc. Recalls Bunk Beds

San Francisco, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Pottery Barn Kids Inc., has announced a voluntarily recall of about 200 Stinson Bunk Beds. The side rail and guardrails on these beds can break, causing the bed to collapse and allowing childen to fall out of the beds.

Pottery Barn originally announed this recall last week via a company press release, this is the first notice issued by the CPSC.

Pottery Barn has received two reports of beds collapsing. Two 3-year-old girls suffered minor scrapes and bruises in separate incidents.

The bunk beds are made of pine in white or honey, and are identified in the Pottery Barn Kids catalog by model numbers 3443082 or 3443090.

The recalled bunk beds were sold through Pottery Barn Furniture Outlets in Leesburg, Va.; Memphis, Tenn.; Dawsonville, Ga.; and Jeffersonville, Ohio; and nationwide through the Pottery Barn Kids catalog from September 1999 through July 2000 for about $1,100.

Consumers should stop using the bunk beds and contact Pottery Barn Kids at (800) 671-8312 to schedule a home pick-up. The firm will refund the purchase price, including shipping, and provide a $200 gift certificate. For additional information, contact Pottery Barn Kids at (800) 671-8312 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Saturday.

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