Safety Recall Information

Recall Summary


Release Date: March 31, 2022

Release Number: 22-109


Recall Summary: Maped Helix USA Recalls Metal Lockable Drug Chests Due to Risk of Poisoning


Name of Product: Helix Metal Lockable Drug Chests


Hazard: The locking mechanism can fail allowing access to the contents inside the chest, posing a risk of poisoning


Remedy: Repair


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chests until repaired and contact Maped Helix USA to be shipped a free consumer-installable repair kit.


Consumer Contact:

Maped Helix USA at 800-645-1421, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or e-mail


Recall Details


Units: About 7,700



This recall involves the Helix Metal Lockable Drug Chests. The white metal, rectangular security chests are used to store medications, drugs and other medical supplies. They measure about 8 inches wide by 13 inches long by 8 inches deep and come with two keys, a security tether 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.


Incidents/Injuries: Maped Helix USA has received two reports of the locking mechanism failing. No injuries have been reported.


Sold At: Educators Resource and Court Street Office Supplies stores and online at from January 2021 through December 2021 for about $65.


Importer: Maped Helix USA Inc., of Bloomingdale, Illinois


Manufactured in: China




Recalled Helix Metal Lockable Drug Security Chest – closed


Recalled Helix Metal Lockable Drug Security Chest-opened