A common misconception on these types of straps is that they ‘hold weight’, when in actuality, what they do is withstand force.
This is because it’s actually the force of the weight that matters when an item like a chest of drawers, is being pulled to the floor.
When installed correctly, the Anti-Tip Furniture Straps can withstand hundreds of pounds of pressure. However, these straps are not strong enough to be used as earthquake furniture restraints.
For this specific purpose, we highly recommend consulting a specialized dealer of earthquake preparedness products