Bunk Bed Recall Issued Following Reports of Wooden Slats Breaking, Posing Fall Hazard

More than 120,000 bunk beds have been recalled over faulty support slats that pose fall and impact hazards for consumers.

About 121,000 Walker Edison twin wooden bunk beds are being recalled, following more than a dozen reports of the bed frame slats breaking, posing a serious injury risk for children or others in the bed.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the Walker Edison bunk bed recall on May 4, after determining that the wooden slats usedd to support for the bunk beds are prone to snap, increasing the risk of the consumer falling or sustaining injuries.

Officials warn families to stop using the recalled bunk beds immediately, following at least 14 reports of the bunk beds breaking while in use.

The bunk beds were manufactured in a variety of colors and finishes including black, cherry, espresso, gray, honey, natural wood and white. All of the recalled models were equipped with a ladder down the side and have the brand name Walker Edison Furniture and the model name printed on a label on the inside of the bed rail or foot board.

The  recall includes the following models of Walker Edison Furniture Solid Wood and Twin over Twin bunk beds:

  • BWSTOTBL/ BWSTOTBL-TR
  • BWSTOTCH/ BWSTOTCH-TR
  • BWSTOTES/ BWSTOTES-TR
  • BWSTOTGY/ BWSTOTGY-TR
  • BWSTOTHY/ BWSTOTHY-TR
  • BWSTOTNL/ BWSTOTNL-TR
  • BWSTOTWH/ BWSTOTWH-TR

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The wooden bunk beds were manufactured in Brazil and were imported by Walker Edison Furniture LLC, of Salt Lake City, Utah. They were sold online at Walmart.com, Homedepot.com, Amazon.com, Overstock.com and Wayfair.com for between $206 and $389 from February 2010 through February 2022.

Consumers are urged to contact Walker Edison Furniture for a free repair kit, which will include new instructions and 12 new replacement slats. Known purchasers of the recalled bunk beds will be contacted directly by the manufacturer.

Consumers with questions can contact Walker Edison Furniture at 877-203-2917 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. MT on Friday. Consumers may also email them at recall@walkeredison.com, or visit online at walkeredison.com.

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