About Nelson and Lauki Dressers and Cabinets

Recall Date: 5/21/2020

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. Recalled Herman Miller Nelson cabinets PRODUCT # PRODUCT NAME DESCRIPTION RETAIL PRICE TE3400.E Nelson Thin Edge Chest Cabinet 56 x 18.5 x 41 Cabinet, 5-Drawers with 1 right door $7,800 – $16,000 TE3400.M Nelson Thin Edge Chest Cabinet 56 x 18.5 x 41 Cabinet, 5-Drawers with 1 left door $7,800 – $16,000 TE0204 Nelson Thin Edge Double Dresser 67 x 18.5 x 28.75 Cabinet, 8-Drawers $6,800 – $14,000 TE2167.R Nelson Thin Edge Buffet 67 x 18.5 x 28.75 Cabinet, 4-Drawers with 2 right doors $8,000 – $16,000 TE2167.L Nelson Thin Edge Buffet 67 x 18.5 x 28.75 Cabinet , 4-Drawers with 2 left doors $8,000 – $16,000 TE2100.S Nelson Thin Edge Chest 34 x 18.5 x 28.75 Cabinet, 4-Drawers $4,800 – $10,000 TE2100.T Nelson Thin Edge Chest 34 x 18.5 x 28.75 Cabinet, 3-Drawers $4,600 – $9,800 TE2134 Nelson Thin Edge Cabinet 34 x 18.5 x 28.75 Cabinet with 2 doors $3,800 – $9,000 BC3440.L Nelson Basic Cabinet Series 34 x 40 40 x 18.5 x 39.5 Cabinet, 5-Drawers with door $2,815 BC3440.M Nelson Basic Cabinet Series 34 x 40 40 x 18.5 x 39.5 Cabinet, 2-Drawers over 2 doors $2,600 Recalled Lauki dressers PRODUCT # PRODUCT NAME DESCRIPTION 100144158 Lauki 32” Three Drawer Dresser Glacier Grey 100144157 Lauki 32 “ Three Drawer Dresser – Graphite 100144156 Lauki 32 “ Three Drawer Dresser – White 10006123 Lauki 47 “ Wide Dresser – White 100144127 Lauki 47 “ Six Drawer Dresser – Glacier Grey 10008841 Lauki 47 “ Six Drawer Dresser – 47″ – Graphite 10001064 Lauki 47 “ Six Drawer Dresser – Oak (DISC) 10008840 Lauki 47 “ Six Drawer Dresser – Walnut (DISC) 100144161 Lauki 60 “ Six Drawer Dresser – Glacier Grey 100144160 Lauki 60 “ Six Drawer Dresser – Graphite 100144159 Lauki 60 “ Six Drawer Dresser – White

Consumer Contact

Email recall_info@hermanmiller.com, or go online at www.hermanmiller.com and click on “Nelson Product Recall” at the bottom of the home page or visit https://www.hermanmiller.com/customer-service/recalls/nelson-dresser-cabinet-and-buffet-recall/. For Design Within Reach Lauki products go to www.dwr.com and click on “Lauki Recall” at the bottom of the home page or visit https://www.dwr.com/recall-lauki?lang=en_US, or contact Herman Miller at 800-338-2107 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for the full refund with free pick-up.

Retailers

  • Nelson units were sold at the Herman Miller NY store, Design Within Reach stores nationwide, online at hermanmiller.com and dwr.com, and through wholesale dealers. Lauki units were sold at Design Within Reach stores nationwide and online at dwr.com. All of the products were sold from September 2010 through January 2020 for between $2,600 and $16,000.

Made In

  • United States, Spain

Importers

  • Herman Miller Inc., of Zeeland, Mich. and Design Within Reach Inc., of Stamford, Conn.

Number of Units Sold: About 2,700 (In addition, about 120 were sold in Canada)

Recalls From Other Countries

Hazards

  • 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).

Injuries

  • Herman Miller has received one report of a tip-over with no injuries or property damage. No other incidents have been reported.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Consumers should immediately stop using this or any recalled chest or cabinet if not properly anchored to the wall, place it in an area that children cannot access and contact Herman Miller to receive a full refund with free pick-up of the chest. Herman Miller is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Resolution Options

  • Refund

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Herman-Miller-and-Design-Within-Reach-Recall-Dressers-and-Cabinets-Due-to-Tip-Over-and-Entrapment-Hazards-Remedy-May-Be-Delayed-Due-to-COVID-19-Restrictions-Keep-Product-Away-from-Children-Recall-Alert