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1.5 million chests recalled due to tipping hazard

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More than one and a half million chest of drawers are being recalled, after reports of a 4-year-old being injured by one of them tipping over.

The recall involves Mainstays chests of drawers sold in six colors at Walmart and other retailers nationwide, as well as online at Walmart.com.

The chests are unstable if they're not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.

Owners can contact the distributor - Ameriwood Home - for a free repair kit that includes a wall anchoring device and feet for the unit.

Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access until it is properly anchored. 

Call Ameriwood Home toll-free at 1-877-222-7460 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.Ameriwood.com and click on "Support" for more information. 

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