Nearly 40K bunk beds with risk of entrapment, strangulation recalled after toddler's death

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Thursday, December 23, 2021
Nearly 40K bunk beds recalled after 2-year-old's death
Nearly 40,000 bunk beds are being recalled following the 2018 death of a 2-year-old boy.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday a recall of nearly 40,000 bunk beds due to entrapment and strangulation hazards posed to children.

The CPSC said the beds with angled ladders, made by Angel Line, have a metal hook that fastens the ladder to the top of the bunk bed and can move away or become detached from the bed frame. That can create a gap between the ladder step and the frame.

A 2-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio died in May 2018 after he was found unresponsive in a gap in the bunk bed ladder, according to the CPSC.

Three models of Angel Line bunk beds are included in the recall:

Fremont twin over twin bunk bed, model numbers 71210-21, 71210-49 and 71210-67

Creston twin over twin bunk bed, model numbers 71230-21, 71230-49 and 71230-75

Brandon twin over full bunk bed, model numbers 71420-21 and 71420-75

The bunk beds were sold by Amazon, Walmart, OJCommerce and Wayfair.

Consumers are told to stop using the beds immediately and contact Angel Line to get a free repair kit.