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Company recalls platform bed frame after 100 people report it collapsed

Global Home Imports is recalling about 82,000 HR platform frames due to a serious injury hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the HR platform frame can collapse, posing a crush hazard that can result in severe injury or death.

This recall involves HR Platform bed frames sold under the Bed Tech brand with model numbers HR33, HR33XL, HR46, HR50, HR60, HR66.  The models consist of sizes Twin, Twin xl, Full, Queen, King, Cal King.  The steel frames are black and have blue plastic clips.  Each product has a 14-digit serial number that begins with HR on an outside leg.  The model number is printed on the outside leg with the serial number.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled HR Platform Frames and contact Global Home Imports to receive a free repair kit with metal clips to strengthen the frame.  Global Home Imports will ship a kit directly to consumers free of charge.

The firm has received 100 reports of the HR platform frame collapsing.  No injuries have been reported.

The platform frames were sold at American Furniture Warehouse, Mattress Firm and furniture and mattress stores nationwide from April 2020 through January 2021 for about $200.

Consumers can contact Global Home Imports toll-free at 1-888-550-4371 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at recall@bedtech.com or online at www.bedtech.com and click on HR Recall for more information or www.bedtech.com/hr-platform-recall.

Jay Edwards

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