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Recall - IKEA Gothem Floor And table Lamps

Web posted on March 18, 2016

This recall involves IKEA GOTHEM floor and table lamps. The lamps are not sold with shades and have a brushed finish nickel-plated appearance. The lamps are intended for indoor lighting and have dimming functionality.

This recall involves the following lamps:

ModelHeightArticle Number
GOTHEM Table Lamp35 cm403.030.24
GOTHEM Table Lamp45 cm503.030.33
GOTHEM Floor Lamp124 cm103.030.49

The recalled lamps may have damaged cables, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers. Consumers should immediately stop using the lamp and return it to an IKEA store for a full refund.

Neither Health Canada nor IKEA Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products. IKEA has received three reports internationally of the products causing minor electric shocks, with no reported injuries.

The GOTHEM floor and table lamps were sold in Canada and the United States from October 2015 to February 2016. Approximately 1,259 GOTHEM lamps have been sold at IKEA stores across Canada and online at www.ikea.ca. Approximately 13,536 GOTHEM lamps have been sold at IKEA stores across the United States and online at www.ikea.com.

The affected lamps were manufactured in China by IKEA Canada Limited Partnership, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

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.


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

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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

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