IKEA Canada recalls SULTAN crib mattresses
- Starting date:
- April 30, 2015
- Posting date:
- April 30, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
IKEA SULTAN crib mattresses
This recall involves IKEA SULTAN crib mattresses with date stamp August 2010 or earlier.
The product name and date stamp are found on a label sewn onto the mattress.
IKEA SULTAN crib mattresses are designed to be used with IKEA cribs to ensure a snug fit and safe sleeping environment for your baby. In some cases, a gap between the mattress and the side or end of the crib that is greater than 3 cm can occur, posing an entrapment hazard for an infant.
Neither Health Canada nor IKEA Canada has received any consumer reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of the SULTAN crib mattress.
IKEA Canada has received 1 report in the US of a potential gap created between the SULTAN mattress and the end of the crib, posing a safety hazard for infants.
Approximately 44,373 SULTAN crib mattresses have been sold at IKEA stores across Canada and online at http://www.ikea.com/ca/en.
Time period sold
The SULTAN crib mattresses were sold between 2007 and 2010 in Canada.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Mexico, China and the United States.
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
What you should do
Consumers should check the gap between the IKEA SULTAN crib mattress and the side and end of the crib. If the gap is greater than 3 cm, consumers should immediately stop using the affected product and return it to any IKEA store for an exchange or a full refund.
How to measure:
- Let new mattresses air for 72 hours after unpacking. It takes 3-4 days for the mattress to assume its proper shape and volume,
- Remove all bedding, for example fitted sheets,
- Push the mattress into one of the corners of the crib and measure the gap between the mattress and the crib's side and end using a measuring tape. Any gap should be less than 3 cm.
For more information, consumers may contact IKEA Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-661-9807 or visit IKEA's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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