IKEA faces class-action suit on tip-over dressers

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against IKEA US Retail LLC and IKEA North America Services LLC, alleging the home furnishings company marketed and sold chests and dressers it knew were prone to tip-overs then failed to issue adequate notifications and refunds to customers following two recall announcements.

Joybird recalls Blythe dressers: possible tip-over hazard

COMMERCE, Calif. - Residential furniture supplier Joybird has recalled 100 Blythe dressers that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said pose tip-over and entrapment hazards to children if not anchored properly to the wall. The imported dressers were sold online at Joybird.com from October 2017 through July 2019 for about $1,700.

Rockler recalls Murphy Bed kits for tip-over threat

MEDINA, Minn. – Rockler Companies Inc. has recalled approximately 2,300 Murphy Bed hardware kits that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said pose serious tip-over and entrapment hazards to children. The CPSC said the hardware kits used to secure the wooden wall enclosures to the wall studs do not provide sufficient bracing support. To date, Rockler has received received five reports of the wooden wall enclosure falling from the wall, including one report of injury involving muscle strain and soreness to an adult.