2-year-old killed by recalled household furniture

Posted at 6:21 AM, May 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-10 06:21:14-04

South Shore Furniture has recalled a chest of drawers product because of serious tip-over and entrapment issues, which has caused the death of one 2-year-old child, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The 3-drawer chests of drawers sold in nine colors. Each drawer has one metal handle. The model number is printed on a label on the back of the chest.

Over 300,000 models of the product were sold. The product was sold online at,, and other online retailers from October 2009 through July 2018 for about $60.

Learn more about the recall here.

The model numbers for the chests of drawers sold are:

Model Number Color
3046033 Royal Cherry
3070033 Black
3070223 Black
3159033 Chocolate
3159223 Chocolate
3050033 White
3050223 White
3113033 Natural Maple
10430 Soft Gray
10433 Gray Oak
10680 Country Pine
10682 Rustic Oak