IKEA Canada recalls IKEA SNIGLAR Cribs

Starting date:
October 27, 2016
Posting date:
October 27, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60748

Affected products

IKEA SNIGLAR Cribs

Product description

This recall involves the IKEA SNIGLAR crib measuring 70 cm x 132 cm, model number 502.485.41 with the manufacturing date code of 15342.  The affected cribs are beech wood in colour, with rounded slats around the whole frame.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these cribs do not meet the requirements of the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations in Canada.  Specifically, the slats may detach from the top or bottom rail, creating a gap.  If this occurs a child can become entrapped in the crib, fall or be cut by the loose slats.

Neither Health Canada nor IKEA Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these cribs in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 175 units of the recalled cribs were sold online and at IKEA stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled cribs were sold in Canada from August 2015 to September 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Romania.

Companies

Distributor
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required by IKEA for this recall.

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.

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.