CPSC issues recall of bed handles following three fatalities

The Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls more than110,000 adult bed handles – after three deaths.

The three victims, all women, died when they were trappedbetween the handles and mattress, the CPSC said.   The handles can shift when used withoutretention straps – and that creates a dangerous gap, the CPSC aid.

The recall covers Bed Handles Inc. adult portable bedhandles that were sold without safety retention straps from 1994 through2007.  Visit http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Adult-Portable-Bed-Handles-Recalled-by-Bed-Handles-Inc/for more details on the recall.