Recall: Pottery Barn Kids Recall of Outdoor Trunks

June 29, 2005
Alert #05-584

CPSC, Pottery Barn Kids Announce Recall of Outdoor Trunks

The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Customers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Chesapeake Outdoor Trunk

Units: About 80

Retailer: Pottery Barn Kids of San Francisco, Calif.

Hazard: A problem with the lid support on the trunk could cause the lid not to stay open, posing the risk of an impact injury to a child's head, fingers or hands.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.

Description: This recall involves all Chesapeake Outdoor Trunks. The model number (6512982) is printed on a sticker under the trunk. The trunks are made of tropical hardwood and measure 40 x 19 x 25" high.

Sold Through: Pottery Barn Kids Web site and catalog from March 2005 through late April 2005 for about $350.

Manufactured in: Indonesia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop young children from using these outdoor trunks and contact Pottery Barn Kids to determine if their trunk is included in the recall. Pottery Barn Kids will provide consumers with a replacement trunk or refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact Pottery Barn Kids at (800) 699-0449 between 7 a.m. and 12 midnight daily or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Outdoor Trunk