Maped Helix USA recalls Lockable Metal Medicine Chests due to poisoning hazard

Product Name:

Helix Lockable Metal Medicine Chests


The locking mechanism may fail allowing access to contents inside the safe, posing a poisoning hazard.

Reminder date:

March 31, 2022

Recall Details

The description:

This recall involves Helix lockable metal medicine chests. Rectangular White Metal Security Chests are used to store medicine, medicine and other medical supplies. They measure approximately 8 inches wide by 13 inches long by 8 inches deep and come with two keys, a security clip, and a mounting kit. HELIX is metal stamped on the lid next to a cross inside a red circle. Security chests with a locking arm on the left side are included in this recall.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled safes until they are repaired and contact Maped Helix USA will ship for free consumer installable repair kit.


Mapped propeller United States received two reports of locking mechanism failure. No injuries were reported.

Sold to :

Educators Resource and Court Street Office Supplies nationwide and online at from January 2021 through December 2021 for approximately $65.


Maped Helix USA Inc., of Bloomingdale’s, Illinois

accelerated marking

This recall was done, voluntarily by the company, as part of CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Expedited recalls are initiated by companies, who agree to work with the CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is responsible for protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits anyone from selling products that are the subject of a Commission-ordered recall or a voluntary recall initiated in consultation with the CPSC.

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