Bed Handles Inc. Reannounces Recall of Adult Portable Bed Handles Following Report of Fourth Entrapment Death; Less Than 1% Response Rate to Recall

            WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Bed Handles Inc., of Blue Springs, Mo., are reannouncing the voluntary recall of about 113,000 adult portable bed handles following a fourth reported death.  A 90-year-old woman living in a senior residence in Castro Valley, Calif. died after being entrapped in the gap between her mattress and the bed handle.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    When attached to an adult’s bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of place, creating a dangerous gap between the bed handle and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious risk of entrapment, strangulation and death.
  • Remedy
    Report an Incident Involving this Product
 
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