CPSC alert—Hammary Furniture recalled chests, tables due to excessive lead

Legal News for Product Liability Attorneys. Hammary Furniture Co. recalled decorative chests and tables because they violate the federal lead paint standard.

Product liability attorney alerts- CPSC, Hammary Furniture recalled wood chests, tables due to a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Lenoir, NC—Hammary Furniture Co., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) http://www.cpsc.gov has announced the voluntary recall of approximately 7,000 decorative wood chests and tables because they exceed the federal limit for lead paint. The CPSC announced the product safety recall on Wednesday, April 7, 2010.

According to the CPSC, “The surface coating paint on the furniture could contain excessive levels of lead in violation of the federal lead paint standard.” No injuries or advert events have been reported to Hammary Furniture with regard to the recently recalled wood chests and tables.

Model numbers, styles and retail prices affected by the recall include the following:

Style: Vincent Rattan Entertainment Center
Model #: T71037-00
Price: $700

Style: World Map Drum Table
Model #: T71274-00
Price: $720

Style: Oval Game Cocktail Table
Model #: T71522-00
Price: $900

Style: Roulette Accent Table
Model #: T71946-00
Price: $640

Style: Console Table
Model #: T72345-00
Price: $880

Style: Entertainment Console
Model #: T72706-00
Price: $900

Style: Bachelor’s Chest
Model #: T72858-00
Price: $800

Style: Bar Cabinet
Model #: T73064-00
Price: $700

Style: Accent Table
Model #: T73069-00
Price: $500

Style: CD Storage
Model #: T73070-00
Price: $360

Style: Old Western Rifle Accent Table
Model #: T73112-00
Price: $500

Style: Box on Stand
Model #: T73174-00
Price: $280

Style: Round Accent Table
Model #: T73175-00
Price: $200

Style: Nest of Tables
Model #: T73229-22
Price: $460

Style: Bombe Chest
Model #: $700
Price: T73292-00

Style: Octagonal Drum Table Brown
Model #: T73293-00
Price: $240

Style: Octagonal Drum Table
Model #: T73294-00
Price: $240

Style: Black Bedside Chest
Model #: T73319-00
Price: $260

Style: Door Chest
Model #: T73346-00
Price: $900

The recalled decorative wood chests and tables were manufactured in the Philippines, China and Vietnam. All furniture manufactured before April 2009 reportedly lacks a label including the manufacture date, model number, country of origin or a product description. Consumers who purchased products before April 2009 were urged to visit the firm’s Web site www.regcen.com/hammaryrecall to find out if they are in possession of a chest or table affected by the product safety recall.

The decorative furniture was sold in major department and furniture retail stores between November 2001 and November 2009. Prices ranged from $200 to $900. Consumers should stop using the recalled chests and tables and contact Hammary toll-free at (888) 577-4098 or online at the Hammary Furniture’s Web site to receive a complimentary replacement product.

Legal News Reporter: Sandra Quinlan- Legal News for Product Liability Lawyers.