Recall: IKEA, PAX AURLAND Wardrobe Mirror Doors
On 2011-11-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding IKEA, PAX AURLAND Wardrobe Mirror Doors due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2010 for about $60.
About 2,000 units are involved in this IKEA wardrobe 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 Chests, Dressers & Trunks category in 2011.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 966-4532
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What is the problem?
The mirror glass can detach unexpectedly from the wardrobe door, fall and shatter, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves a wardrobe door with full-length glass mirror with model number 101-604-51, supplier number 12650 and production weeks 1039 through 1048 (YYWW). The product name "PAX AURLAND" and "IKEA" and production week are printed on the rear of the mirror door on the lower edge. The mirror door is made of foil-coated particleboard and the mirror of glass. The mirror is secured with metal fastenings at top and bottom. The mirror door measures about 191/2 inches wide, 93 inches high and 7/8 inches thick.
This item was also sold 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=1444
These items were sold new+ at IKEA stores nationwide from October 2010 through September 2011 for about $60.
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 contact their local IKEA store for instructions on returning the mirror wardrobe door for a free replacement door.
For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888)966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.ikea-usa.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
IKEA has received reports of 14 incidents, including one minor injury in Europe. No incidents have been reported in the U.S. or Canada.
+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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