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Recall alert: Bunk beds with angled ladders recalled after 2-year-old’s death

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall Wednesday of nearly 40,000 bunk beds that can pose a danger to children.

The beds, made by Angel Line of Laurel Springs, New Jersey, have angled ladders. The metal hook fastening the ladder to the top bunk bed frame can move or detach when the ladder is lifted, creating entrapment and strangulation hazards, according to the CPSC.

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According to the CPSC, a 2-year-old boy from Columbus, Ohio died in May 2018 after he was found unresponsive in the bunk bed’s ladder gap.

The beds were sold online by Amazon, Walmart, OJ Commerce, and Wayfair from March 2016 until June 2021 for $180-$330.

Anyone with a recalled bed should immediately stop using it and contact Angel Line for a free repair kit. Angel Line can be reached at 844-542-0694 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT or by email at repairkit@angelline.com.

The recall covers:

Fremont twin over twin bunk bed, model numbers 71210-21, 71210-49 and 71210-67.

Creston twin over twin bunk bed, model numbers 71230-21, 71230-49 and 71230-75.

Brandon twin over full bunk bed, model numbers 71420-21 and 71420-75.

Model numbers can be found on the label on the headboard or footboard of the upper bunk.