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Target recalls drawer dresser due to tip-over hazard

Target recalls drawer dresser due to tip-over hazard”

About 175,000 drawers are being recalled.

"Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dresser that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children can not access", the recall reads.

The Minneapolis-based retailer says it has received 12 reports of the dressers tipping over or collapsing, including one incident when a dresser tipped over onto two three-year-old children.

The recall involves Target Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers.

The company has recalled 175,000 of the units in the USA and another 3,000 sold in Canada.

The products are 41 inches tall, 31.5 inches wide and 16 inches deep.

Anyone customers with this dresser are asked to immediately stop using it if it is not properly anchored to the wall.

The dressers, with model numbers 249-05-0103 (black color), 249-05-0106 (espresso), or 249-05-0109 (maple), were sold at Target stores and on its website between January 2013 and April 2016. Central Time daily or online at www.target.com and click on the recalls tab at the bottom of the page.



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