Some furniture sold at Rooms To Go has too high an amount of lead, officials say

Some furniture sold at Rooms To Go has too high an amount of lead, officials say
Recalled Avalon Cottage Town Collection in Black (Source: CPSC)

(WAFB) - About 9,500 Cottage Town Bedroom Furniture Collection pieces sold by Rooms To Go between October of 2019 and April of 2020 fail to meet federal standards that limit the amount of lead allowed in products.

Rooms To Go is offering a free replacement and free pickup of the furniture. Buyers will not be responsible for shipping costs.

Contact Rooms To Go by calling 855-688-0919 to set that up.

The recalled furniture includes a dresser, mirror, king headboard, king footboard, queen headboard, queen footboard, chest, and gent’s chest. They were sold in white, black, and gray colors.

Recalled Avalon Cottage Town Collection in White
Recalled Avalon Cottage Town Collection in White (Source: CPSC)

The SKU numbers and manufacture dates listed below can be used to determine which products are included in the recall.

On the dresser, nightstand, chest, and gent’s chest, it’s in the top left corner of the back panel. On the mirror, it’s on the bottom left of the back panel. On the headboard and footboard, it’s on the bottom right of the back panel.
On the dresser, nightstand, chest, and gent’s chest, it’s in the top left corner of the back panel. On the mirror, it’s on the bottom left of the back panel. On the headboard and footboard, it’s on the bottom right of the back panel. (Source: CPSC)

They’re found on a label located on the back of each furniture piece.

On the dresser, nightstand, chest, and gent’s chest, it’s in the top left corner of the back panel. On the mirror, it’s on the bottom left of the back panel. On the headboard and footboard, it’s on the bottom right of the back panel.

Recalled Avalon Cottage Town Collection in Gray
Recalled Avalon Cottage Town Collection in Gray (Source: CPSC)

Lead is a toxic substance that can cause adverse health issues when ingested, especially by young children.

Louisiana health officials say most children who have been exposed to lead do not present with any symptoms. However, at increased lead levels, lead poisoning can present in the following ways:

  • Fussiness 
  • Loss of appetite 
  • Weight loss 
  • Loss of energy 
  • Abdominal pain 
  • Vomiting 
  • Constipation 
  • Seizures 
  • Coma

Long-term exposure to excessive levels of lead is associated with growth delays, learning disabilities,attention disorders, andbehavioral problems.

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