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CPSC issues recall of bed handles following three fatalities

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls more than 110,000 adult bed handles – after three deaths.

The three victims, all women, died when they were trapped between the handles and mattress, the CPSC said.   The handles can shift when used without retention straps – and that creates a dangerous gap, the CPSC aid.

The recall covers Bed Handles Inc. adult portable bed handles that were sold without safety retention straps from 1994 through 2007.  Visit http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Adult-Portable-Bed-Handles-Recalled-by-Bed-Handles-Inc/ for more details on the recall.