PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Officials say that every two weeks, one child is killed when furniture tips over.
One company — that sells restraint straps to prevent these injuries — is now facing a massive recall. Pali Design is recalling close to 20,000 restraint straps that are supposed to keep furniture attached to the wall.
But the company says the straps can reportedly break, allowing the furniture to fall over, potentially harming a child.
According to one report, the restraint strap broke — allowing for a dresser to tip over. No injuries were reported.
Consumers who own furniture from Pali Designs are urged to contact the company for a new strap.
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Can-Am mini ATVs are also being recalled for not meeting the federal requirements for parking breaks and unrestricted maximum speed — twp factors that can allow for serious crashing hazards.
The recalled vehicles were manufactured between 2008 and 2015. Consumers with these products are urged to stop use and immediately contact a dealer for repair.
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Bariatric Fusion Soft Chews Iron have been recalled due to packaging requirements that were not met by the company. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the packages are not child resistant or senior friendly.
If too many of the chews are consumed by children, it can cause serious injury or death.
Consumers should place the bags out of kids’ reach, or return the product for a replacement.