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Recall: IKEA BUSA Children's Folding Tent

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On 2011-10-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding IKEA BUSA Children's Folding Tent due to a potential laceration or puncture hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2011 for about $8.

About 50,000 units are involved in this IKEA play tent recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Play Tents category in 2011.

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IKEA BUSA Children's Folding Tent
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.ikea-usa.com
Phone: (888) 966-4532

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What is the problem?

The steel wire frame of the tent can break, producing sharp wire ends that can protrude through the tent fabric, posing a laceration or puncture hazard.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves a cube-shaped children's folding tent with model number 90192009. The brand name BUSA and IKEA and the model number are printed on a sewn-in label attached to an interior seam in the tent. The tent frame is made of flat steel wire and the tent material is pale green polyester fabric with turquoise, pink and white trim. The tent's dimensions are: L 28 1/4, W 28 1/4, H 28 1/4.

This item was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1434.

These items were sold new+ at IKEA stores nationwide from August 2011 through September 2011 for about $8.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately take it away from children and return it to their nearest IKEA store for a full refund.

For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888)966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website at http://www.ikea-usa.com

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Three incidents were reported, including one injury. No incidents were reported in the US or Canada

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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