IKEA Tip-Over Accidents Blog

The STURDY Act Becomes Law!

Congratulations to Our Dresser Tip-Over Clients Who Won the Fight to Keep Children Safe in Their Bedrooms In the waning days of 2022, as the end was nearing for the 117th Congress, a group of [...]

January 17th, 2023|Blog|

CPSC Publishes New Mandatory Federal Safety Standard for Dressers

STURDY Act Awaits Final Vote by U.S. House In a hard-earned victory for child safety advocates, a new mandatory federal safety standard that will save young children from injuries and deaths associated with dresser tip-overs [...]

December 13th, 2022|Blog|

Samson International Recalls 5,400 Unsafe Dressers, While U.S. Senate Sits for 17 Months on Legislation to Prevent Tip-Overs

As the U.S. Senate’s failure to act on legislation that would help prevent dresser tip-overs reaches the 17-month mark, another 5,400 dangerous dressers have been recalled. On July 7, 2022, Samson International issued a joint [...]

July 14th, 2022|Blog|

BFG North Carolina Recalls 1,380 Unsafe Dressers, While U.S. Senate Sits (Again) on Legislation to Prevent Tip-Overs

As legislation that would help prevent dresser tip-overs sits stalled in the U.S. Senate for more than a year, another 1,380 dangerous dressers have been recalled. On February 3, 2022, BFG North Carolina issued a [...]

March 25th, 2022|Blog|

CPSC Report: Dresser Tip-Overs Injure Thousands of U.S. Children

Tip-overs of chests, bureaus and dressers sent an estimated 2,400 children to U.S. hospital emergency rooms from 2018 to 2020, accordingly to a newly released report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The “Product [...]

February 28th, 2022|Blog|

Magnussen Home Furnishings Recalls 13,200 Unsafe Dressers, as Legislation to Prevent Tip-Overs Sits Stalled in U.S. Senate

As legislation that would help prevent dresser tip-overs sits stalled in the U.S. Senate for a third time in recent years, another 13,200 dangerous children’s dressers have been recalled. On October 27, 2021, Magnussen Home [...]

November 12th, 2021|Blog|

Bel Furniture Recalls Ninety Dressers Due to Tip-Over Risk to Kids

Another ninety dressers have been added to the growing tally of unsafe dressers that have been recalled because they can easily tip over and seriously injure or kill young children. On July 22, 2021, Bel [...]

August 23rd, 2021|Blog|

Canyon Furniture Recalls 1,200 Dressers Due to Tip-Over Risk as Lawmakers Try Again to Pass the STURDY Act

As federal lawmakers “try, try again” to pass the STURDY Act — which would help to prevent dresser tip-overs — another 1,200 unsafe children’s dressers that do not comply with the furniture industry’s voluntary safety [...]

July 29th, 2021|Blog|

CB2 and Noble House Recall Unsafe Dressers as CPSC Releases Latest Data on Tip-Over Injuries and Deaths

Just as the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) was releasing its latest data on injuries and fatalities to children associated with dresser tip-overs, two more companies have added their unstable dressers to a perpetually expanding [...]

February 12th, 2021|Blog|

Walker Edison Recalls 24,000 Unsafe Dressers, As Legislation to Stop Dresser Tip-Overs Appears Likely to Die in U.S. Senate

As the window of opportunity continues to close for the 116th Congress to pass the STURDY Act ― which would help prevent dresser tip-overs ― another 24,000 unsafe dressers have been added to the dresser [...]

November 17th, 2020|Blog|