Prepac Manufacturing Ltd. Recalls Four-Drawer Chests Due to Risk of Tipover and Entrapment Hazards

Recall Date: November 15, 2019

Recall Number: 1234

Prepac Manufacturing Ltd. Recalls Four-Drawer Chests Due to Risk of Tipover and Entrapment Hazards; Sold at major Online Retailers

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the Prepac Manufacturing in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumers should stop using the product immediately.

Name of Product: Prepac 4-drawer Chest

Number of Units Affected: 29,000

Dates Product Sold: 2005 – September 2018

Manufacturer: Prepac Manufacturing Ltd.

Sold At:Target.com, Overstock.com, Amazon.com and other ecommerce retailers

Manufactured In: Canada

Hazard: The recalled chests are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.

Incidents/Injuries: No tip-over incidents were reported on this model. Regardless, Prepac Manufacturing and the CPSC encourage you to attach all chests and dressers to the wall. Please visit the CPSC website www.anchorit.gov for more information.

Description: This recall includes the Prepac four-drawer chests with plastic drawer glides. The recalled chests were sold in one size and three colors, each with its own model number. Model numbers can be found on the item’s assembly instruction manual or sales receipt.

Model Number Finish Dimensions
BBD-3031-4 Black 30”w x 31.75”h x 16”d
BEP-3031-4 Black 30”w x 31.75”h x 16”d
OBD-3031-4 Oak 30”w x 31.75”h x 16”d
WHD-3031-4 White 30”w x 31.75”h x 16”d

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Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using this chest if it is not properly anchored to a wall and place them in an area that children cannot access.

Is your chest of drawers already anchored to the wall?

You do not need to take further action

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Prepac Manufacturing strongly encourages the use of a Tipover Restraint Device for all chests, dressers, and storage cabinets over 30 inches high.

Please install the included Tipover Restraint Kit to anchor your Chest to the wall.

If you DO NOT have a Tipover Restraint Kit, please stop using your Chest and move it to an area that cannot be accessed by children. Then please fill in form below to receive your free replacement Tipover Restraint Kit right away.

The Tipover Restraint Kit includes:

  • Two mounting brackets
  • One ¾ inch screw
  • One 2½ inch screw
  • One heavy duty cable strap
  • One optional wall anchor
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If you need help installing the wall anchor kit, there is a step-by-step video available.

FREE Tipover Restraint Kit Order Form:

Customer Information:

Consumer Contact:

Toll-free: 1-877-773-7221

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