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Product name Bunk Beds
Description The "twin over twin" bunk beds involve model #DLM550, #DLM160, and #860. The wooden recalled bunk beds are labeled with the "Merit" name and specific model numbers on the top front railing system of the bunk beds. 
Problem The bunk beds have openings between the guardrails and in the end structures that are too large. A child's body could slide between the openings and could become entrapped by the head, posing a serious strangulation hazard. 
Distribution Nationwide at furniture stores. 
Company Merit - 800-233-1778; web site - 
Dates sold May 2002 through August 2003. 
Date posted 11/26/2003 

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