Recall: IKEA VYSSA Crib Mattress
On 2015-01-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding IKEA VYSSA Crib Mattress due to a potential entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2010 for about $100.
About 200,000 units are involved in this IKEA crib mattress recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Cribs & Toddler Beds category in 2015.
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?
The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves IKEA VYSSA style crib mattresses with the following five model names: VACKERT, VINKA, SPELEVINK, SLÖA and SLUMMER. The involved mattresses were manufactured on May 4, 2014 or earlier. An identification label attached to the mattress cover has the date of manufacture in Month-DD-YYYY format and the VYSSA model name. A gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than two finger width is an indication of the defective mattress.
These items were sold new+ at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 2010 to May 2014 for about $100.
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 inspect the recalled mattress by making sure there is no gap larger than the width of two fingers between the ends of the crib and the mattress. If any gap is larger, customers should immediately stop using the recalled mattresses and return it to any IKEA store for an exchange or 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
The firm has received two reports of infants becoming entrapped between the mattress and an end of the crib. The children were removed from the gap without injury.
+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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