MATVRÅ children's bib, Blue/Red 2-pack, recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
October 1, 2019
Posting date:
October 1, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71099

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: MATVRÅ children's bib, Blue/Red 2-pack.
  • Issue: The button on the bib may detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the affected bibs and return them to IKEA to obtain a replacement bib or full refund.

Affected products

MATVRÅ children's bib, Blue/Red 2-pack

Product description

This recall involves the MATVRÅ children's bib, sold as a blue (green trim) and red (yellow trim) 2-pack that contains a single button closure at the back of the neck.  The IKEA Article Number is 504.269.20.  The blue/red bibs were sold from August to September of 2019.

The MATVRÅ bibs sold in the fruit and vegetables pattern (green/yellow) do not have the same hazard as they are made with different material.

Hazard identified

The button on the recalled bib may detach and pose a choking hazard to children.

As of September 27th, the company has received no reports of detaching buttons in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1898 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August 2019 to September 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Sweden

Companies

Distributor
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected bibs and contact IKEA to obtain a replacement bib or full refund.

For more information consumers may contact IKEA Customer Service at 1-800-661-9807 or online and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page.

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.