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Product name Nelson and Lauki Dressers and Cabinets
Description This recall involves Herman Miller Nelson Cabinets and Dressers and Design Within Reach Lauki Cabinets and Dressers. Product numbers can be found on a label located inside an upper drawer. The Nelson cabinets are wood veneer and have 2 doors or 3, 4, 5 or 8 drawers. They were sold in oak, walnut, ash, and santos palisander (brown). The Lauki dressers are wood veneer or lacquered MDF and have 3 or 6 drawers. They were sold in the following colors: Oak, Walnut, White, Graphite and Glacier Grey. (See the news release for a complete list of products included in this recall). 
Problem The recalled dressers and cabinets are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-19). 
Distribution Nelson units were sold at the Herman Miller NY store, Design Within Reach stores nationwide, online at and, and through wholesale dealers. Lauki units were sold at Design Within Reach stores nationwide and online at All of the products were sold for between $2,600 and $16,000. 
Company For Herman Miller - Email, or For Design Within Reach Lauki - 800-338-2107;, or 
Dates sold September 2010 through January 2020 
Date posted 05/21/2020 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's news release at 

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