Furniture recall

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Decorative Wood Chests and Tables
Units: About 7,000
Importer: Hammary Furniture Co., of Lenoir, N.C.
Hazard: The surface coating paint on the furniture could contain excessive levels of lead in violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall includes several styles of decorative wooden chests and tables. The model number, style and average price is listed below:

Model NumberStyleRetail Price
Vincent Rattan Entertainment Center
World Map Drum Table
Oval Game Cocktail Table
Roulette Accent Table
Console Table
Entertainment Console
Bachelor's Chest
Bar Cabinet
Accent Table
CD Storage
Old Western Rifle Accent Table
Box on Stand
Round Accent Table
Nest of Tables
Bombe Chest
Octagonal Drum Table Brown
Octagonal Drum Table
Black Bedside Chest
Door Chest

Furniture manufactured since April 2009 will have a label that specifies the date of manufacture, the item number, the country of origin, a product description and the name "Hammary Furniture."

This label is located on the unfinished back of the item or, if the back is finished, on the underside. Products manufactured earlier than April 2009 will not have any identifiable markings on them.

Visit the firm's Web site for photos of all furniture items included in this recall.

Sold at: Major department stores and furniture retail stores from November 2001 through November 2009 for between $200 and $900.
Manufactured in: Philippines, China and Vietnam
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled furniture, keep young children away from it and contact Hammary to receive a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Hammary toll-free at (888) 577-4098 anytime or visit the firm's Web site at

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC's Web site at