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IKEA Canada recalls Children's Bed Canopies
- Starting date:
- March 20, 2014
- Posting date:
- March 20, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and IKEA Canada
Children's bed canopies sold by IKEA
The recall involves children's bed canopy models:
- MINNEN bed canopy set,
- BARNSLIG BOLL,
- MINNEN BRODYR,
A potential entanglement hazard exists with these products.
There have been 11 incidents worldwide of children becoming entangled in IKEA bed canopies, including one incident in Canada (although the Canadian incident involved a product not sold in Canada but had been imported from the United Kingdom).
Despite the reported incidents, neither Health Canada nor IKEA have received any reports of injury related to the use of these canopies.
Approximately 7,497 units of the affected models were sold at IKEA stores across Canada and online at www.ikea.ca.
Time period sold
The bed canopy models affected by this recall have been sold at various times in Canada between 1996 and 2008.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Vietnam, Estonia, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic.
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
What you should do
Consumers may return the recalled product to any IKEA store for a full refund. For further information, consumers may contact IKEA Canada toll-free at 1-800-661-9807 or visit IKEA's website and click on the recall link.
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.