Recall: IKEA Children's Bed Canopies
On 2014-03-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding IKEA Children's Bed Canopies due to a potential strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 1996 for about $10 to $30.
About 300,000 units are involved in this IKEA bed canopy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cribs & Toddler Beds category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 12 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 966-4532
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What is the problem?
An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy's fabric, posing a strangulation hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves IKEA children's bed canopies. The canopies are made out of mesh fabric and hang from the ceiling onto a child's crib or bed. They measure about 7 ft. long and about 2 ft. in diameter. The canopy's name is printed on the washing instructions label sewn onto the bottom of the fabric.
|Canopy Name||Article Number||Photo|
|BARNSLIG Boll||201.078.30||Red pointed canopy top with white mesh fabric|
|FABLER||201.308.78||White pointed canopy top with multicolored dots and upside-down triangles sewn on the white mesh fabric|
|HIMMEL-Blue||901.376.40||Blue pointed canopy top with blue mesh fabric|
|HIMMEL-Blue/White||201.758.38||Blue pointed canopy top with white mesh fabric and white clouds|
|HIMMEL-Green||701.376.41||Green pointed canopy top with green leaves and green mesh fabric|
|HIMMEL-Pink||101.376.39||Pink pointed canopy top with pink mesh fabric|
|KLĂ„MMIG||928.165.95||Yellow canopy attached to a stand which is clamped to the frame of a crib.|
|LEGENDARISK||600.506.81||White canopy with golden ribbon at the top and crowns printed on sheer white fabric|
|MINNEN Bed Canopy Set||900.877.58||White canopy with golden swirl decorations printed on the edge of the fabric|
|MINNEN Brodyr||501.076.78||White pointed canopy top with green leaf decorations sewn on the sheer white fabric|
|TISSLA||902.367.15||Light pink pointed canopy with pink lace and sequins sewn on the sheer light pink fabric|
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/38477r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 1996 through March 2014 for between $10 and $30.
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 stop using the recalled children's bed canopies and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.
IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link at the top of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There have been nine reports worldwide of children getting entangled in the bed canopies, including one in the U.S. involving a 7-month-old girl who pulled the canopy's fabric into her crib and wrapped it around her neck several times.
+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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