Recall: “Pirates of the Caribbean” Twin Trundle Beds

June 18th, 2010 · 5 Comments

You may have seen these really cute children’s beds that looked like a pirate ship at Costco over the last couple of years.  And if you bought one, you definitely want to be aware of the recall on them.  The pirate boat bed, Item # 213792, was sold exclusively at Costco from January 2006 through January 2010 and is made by Bayside Furnishings.  The recall stems from the headboard’s storage bin that poses a potential entrapment hazard to young children.

ayside Furnishings Recalls to Repair Pirate Beds Sold at Costco Due to Entrapment Hazard

ayside Furnishings Recalls to Repair Pirate Beds Sold at Costco Due to Entrapment Hazard

Bayside Furnishings is cooperating with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and conducting a voluntary recall of all of the units sold through Costco; about 2,000 beds.  The reason for the recall is that there has been a single report to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission of a 4 year-old boy whose head became entrapped in the opening of the storage bin. He sustained bruises on the back of his left and right ears.  Bayside Furnishings is issuing repair kits that will allow you to permanently seal up the storage compartment.  The repair kit will be shipped to you free of charge and includes: four screws, a jig to indicate where to place the screws, a drill bit to allow you to countersink the holes, and a touch-up pen to cover any white areas.

If you have further questions regarding this recall, or would like to order a repair kit contact Bayside Furnishings at 1.877.494.2536 or email them at parts@baysidefurnishings.com.   You can also view the full details of the recall on the US Consumer Product Safety Commissions website.

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  1. 1 Bellydancerakn // 2010.06.18 at 6:14 pm

    So some kid decided it would be a good idea to stick his head inside the storage bin and he got stuck and therefore all bed are on recall? If I had done something that stupid as a kid (And of course I did) my parents would have laughed and taken pictures, not called the company and freak out. This is how kids learn, they do something stupid-> it hurts or is embarressing-> they don’t do it again.
    Also, don’t get the theme beds thing. Granted I would have loved a princess bed as a kid but I would’ve gotten sick of it within a month or so.

    • 2 Pirate Lover // 2013.01.19 at 4:00 pm

      The kid mentioned above isn’t why they recalled the bed. A twenty two month old also got his head stuck when the lid fell on him and he died. Now, no, I don’t agree that all the beds should be recalled either, but perhaps a little bit lighter lid and just the warning to other parents would suffice for future sales.

  2. 3 Heather - Dollar Store Crafts // 2010.06.18 at 9:58 am

    I thought that bed was really cool when I saw it, and I’m not at all the “everything has to be ON THEME” kind of person, but my husband pointed out that if you get a kid a regular bed, then it can “be” a pirate ship, a racecar, a semi-truck, or whatever the kid wants it to be at the moment.

  3. 4 Kimberly // 2010.06.18 at 7:45 am

    I have to admit, it was actually pretty cute when we saw it in person. I don’t have kids so I can’t really comment on the whole theme bedroom thing. But I definitely agree with you, that it does seem like something your kid would get tired of after a short period. And then, you’re just suck with a bed shaped like a boat.

    I would have thought that the ends of the posts coming out of the fake ship’s wheel at the end of the bed would have been more of a problem safety-wise. That just looks ripe for someone to poke their eye on, doesn’t it? But then, I’m not a kid and wouldn’t have thought of sticking my head under the lid of the storage bin either. So, what do I know?

  4. 5 XUP // 2010.06.18 at 7:40 am

    Good grief! I think I’d try to kill myself if I had to sleep in a bed like that, too. Who comes up with this stuff? I mean, really – why do your kids need to sleep in a mock pirate ship? All those weird, theme bedrooms they create on Extreme Makeover freak me out, too. Some kid has to sleep on a mock battlefield because he likes soldiers. Another kid ends up having to sleep “under the sea” because he likes fish. What happens in a year or so when he stops liking fish and likes airplanes instead? Anyhow, sorry — that wasn’t what your post was about at all.

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