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Entertainment Centers Recalled After Child's Death

[BOLD {December 5, 2007}]

Ameriwood Industries Inc., of Tiffin, Ohio has recalled about 138,000 entertainment centers. The entertainment centers can collapse if the back panel is not secure, posing a risk of death or serious injury. A 19-month-old child died after the entertainment center collapsed on her.

The recalled entertainment centers are black with two lower miter-framed doors, two glass doors at the top, and CD storage racks. They are about 54 inches wide, 71 inches high, and 20 inches deep. They were sold under the Ridgewood/Charleswood brand name and with model number 93956 printed on the instruction manual.

The entertainment centers were manufactured in the United States and sold at mass merchandisers nationwide from June 2000 to May 2005 for $200.

Parents should immediately stop using the recalled entertainment centers and contact Ameriwood to receive a free support panel repair kit. Call (877) 732-8252 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday to Friday or visit www.ameriwood.com To view this entire recall, including a picture of the recalled entertainment centers, visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08114.html

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