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Recall - IKEA Children's Bed Canopies

Web posted on March 20, 2014

The recall involves children's bed canopy models:
LEGENDARISK,
MINNEN bed canopy set,
BARNSLIG BOLL,
MINNEN BRODYR,
HIMMEL,
FABLER,
TISSLA,
KLMMIG.

A potential entanglement hazard exists with these products. Parents are recommended to stop using the canopy and remove it from the bed.

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.

The bed canopy models affected by this recall have been sold at various times in Canada between 1996 and 2008. Approximately 7,497 units of the affected models were sold at IKEA stores across Canada and online at IKEA's website

The affected product was manufactured in Vietnam, Estonia, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic. by IKEA Canada Limited Partnership, Burlington, Ontario.

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.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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