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PBTeen Recalls Sleep and Study Loft Beds for Repair

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Sleep and Study Loft Bed by PBTeen, a division of WIlliams-Sonoma. (Image credit: CPSC.)

PBteen, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif., voluntarily recalled about 5,900 PBteen Sleep and Study Loft Beds, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Hazard: The side rail on the bed can crack allowing the mattress support to collapse, posing a fall and injury hazard to users.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of the bed rail cracking or splitting. In one reported incident, a child sustained lacerations to his head when the side rail split as he climbed down the ladder.

Description: This recall involves PBteen Sleep and Study Loft beds in a variety of colors: espresso, honey, white and black. The bed is elevated and has a desk and bookcase underneath it. The beds were sold in the following colors: honey, black, espresso, and white.

Sold by: PBteen stores in Georgia, New York and Illinois and online at www.pbteen.com for about $1,800. The recalled loft beds were delivered to consumers from January 2008 through July 2010.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact PBteen to schedule installation of a free replacement side rail support bracket.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact PBteen toll-free at (877) 494-9822 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET or visit the firm's website at pbteen.com.

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