Target recalls Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers due tip-over, entrapment hazard

Posted at 10:49 PM, Sep 14, 2017

Target is recalling Room Essentials 4-drawer dressers due to tip-over and entrapment hazards.

According to Target, the recalled dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. Target has received 12 reports of dressers tipping or collapsing. 

The recalled dressers have been sold in three colors and measure 41 7/8 inches tall by 31 ½ inches wide by 15 11/16 inches deep. Model number 249-05-0103 (black), 249-05-0106 (espresso), or 249-05-0109 (maple) is printed on the product’s packaging.

The dressers were sold at Target stores nationwide and online at from January 2013 through April 2016 for about $118.

Consumers are being asked to immediately stop using the recalled dressers and return them to any Target store for a full refund.

For more information, you can call Target at 800-440-0680 or go to and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then “Furniture” for more information, or the “Product Recalls” tab on