Recalls this week: four-drawer chests, football helmets

About 8,000 four-drawer chests are being recalled because they pose an entrapment hazard if improperly anchored to a wall.

Here's a closer look at this week's recalled consumer products:

FOUR-DRAWER CHESTS

DETAILS: Four-drawer wooden chests sold under the Storybook brand (model 416407. The chests were made between April 2016 and June 2016. A label with the date code in the MM/YYYY format is located on the back of the unit. They were sold online at www.walmart.com from April 2016 through June 2016.

WHY: The recalled chests are unstable unless they are properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that could result in death or serious injuries to children.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 8,000.

FOR MORE: Call Sauder Woodworking at 800-523-3987 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.sauder.com and click on "Public Notices" at the bottom of the page for more information.

FOOTBALL HELMETS

DETAILS: Xenith Epic Varsity, X2 Varsity, X2E Varsity and Youth football helmets with a gloss or metallic-painted polycarbonate shell sold or factory-reconditioned between May 1, 2015 and March 18, 2016. The helmets were sold in multiple sizes depending on the model, and in varying colors and custom-paint designs. They have a facemask and a chin cup, available in different styles and varying colors, and may have an optional eye shield. The serial number is printed on a white sticker inside the top of the helmet. A complete list of the serial numbers included in this recall is available at www.xenith.com/recall . They were sold through team dealers and direct school sales, and at BSN, Buddy's All Stars, Carey's Sporting Goods, End Zone Sports and Sports, Inc. and other stores nationwide and online at Eastbay.com, Footlocker.com, SafetyFirstSports.com, SportsUnlimitedInc.com and Xenith.com from May 2015 through March 2016.

WHY: The shells of the football helmets can crack, posing a risk of head injuries to football players.

INCIDENTS: 29 reports of cracking helmets; no injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 5,900.

FOR MORE: Call Xenith at 800-956-9022 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.xenith.com and click on the "Helmet Shell Recall" link on the home page for more information.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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