IKEA Canada recalls HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps

Starting date:
February 9, 2016
Posting date:
February 9, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-57056

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and IKEA.  

Affected products

IKEA HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps

Product description

This recall involves IKEA HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps. The HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps are round, white lamps with glass shades.  The HYBY ceiling lamp is 37 cm in diameter and has article number 102.042.66.  The LOCK ceiling lamp is 25 cm in diameter and has article number 200.557.51.

Hazard identified

The ceiling lamps may detach and fall from the ceiling, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

IKEA Canada and IKEA US each have received two reports of the HYBY and one LOCK ceiling lamp falling or shattering, with no reported injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 22, 261 HYBY and 405, 317 LOCK ceiling lamps have been sold at IKEA stores across Canada and online at www.ikea.ca. Approximately 840, 000 HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps have been sold at IKEA stores across the United States and online at www.ikea.com.
 

Time period sold

The HYBY ceiling lamps were sold in Canada and the United States from October 2012 to January 2016.
The LOCK ceiling lamps were sold in Canada and the United States from November 2002 to January 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the ceiling lamp and return it to an IKEA store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact IKEA Canada at 1-800-661-9807 or visit IKEA's website for the IKEA Canada release.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.