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MINNEAPOLIS – Target has recalled hundreds of thousands of Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers because the unit can tip-over if not anchored properly.

“The firm has received 12 reports of dressers tipping or collapsing, including tipping over on two three-year-old children,” according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recalled dressers were sold in three colors between January 2013 and April 2016.

The units have the following specifications:

  • 41 7/8 inches tall by 31 ½ inches wide by 15 11/16 inches deep
  • Color: Black
    • Model number: 249-05-0103
  • Color: Espresso
    • Model number: 249-05-0106
  • Color: Maple
    • Model number: 249-05-0109

The dresser can be returned to any Target store for a full refund.

 

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