Name of Product:
Nova Series 5-Drawer Chests
The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or serious injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the voluntary industry standard ASTM F2057-19.
October 27, 2021
About 13,200 (In addition, approximately 2,520 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves the Nova Series 5-Drawer Chest, Model B1428-10., manufactured from August 2009 through August 2015. The chest is brown and measures 54 inches tall, 40 inches wide, and 18 inches deep. A label located on the back of each unit in the top left-hand corner contains the month and year of manufacture as well as the model number. The product is made of wood with a walnut veneer. The date codes are printed in MMYY (month and year) format, and recalled units have date codes between AG09 and AG15, representing August 2009 and August 2015.Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Nova Series 5-Drawer Chest and contact Magnussen Home for a refund. The amount of the refund will be pro-rated based on the age of the chest.
Magnussen Home has received one report of the chest tipping over, resulting in a minor bruise to a child.
Furniture stores nationwide from August 2009 through August 2015 for about $600.
Magnussen Home Furnishings, Inc., of Riverside, Calif.
Original recall and updates at CPSC