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September 25, 2003

CPSC, Home Line Industries Announce Recall of Bunk Beds

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Bunk Beds

Units: 3,600

Manufacturer: Home Line Industries, of Philadelphia, Pa.

Hazard: These bunk beds have openings between the guardrails and between guardrails and the end structures that are too large. A child's body could slide between the opening and become trapped by the child's head. This poses a strangulation hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Home Line bunk beds include the following models and styles: S130 (black), S131 (white), S132 (red), and S133 (blue) have a single top mattress and a double width bottom mattress; S135 (black) and S136 (white) that have a single top and a single bottom mattress; and S116 (black) and S117 (white) that have a single top mattress and a bottom mattress that also converts into a couch. Some units are labeled with the "Home Line" name and the model numbers on the top front railing. Contact the firm to help determine if your bunk bed is part of this recall.

Sold at: Furniture stores nationwide from September 2002 through May 2003 for about $190.

Manufactured in: China.

Remedy: Contact the firm to arrange for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: Home Line Industries Inc., at (800) 523-3310 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

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