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Consumer product recall

ALERT: IKEA Canada re-announces and expands recall of children's wall-mounted lamps

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Summary

Product
Children’s wall-mounted lamps
Issue
Consumer products - Strangulation hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled wall lamps and return them to an IKEA store for a product exchange or refund.

Affected products

This recall involves IKEA children’s wall-mounted lamps sold in various style names, shapes and colours. The lamps have a cord, about 2.1 to 2.4 meters (7 to 8 feet) long with either a switch on the cord or a switch located on the lamp.

The following lamp styles are included in the recall reannouncement and expansion:

Style Name Description
BILEN Green front of car
FLABB Red lips and white teeth
KUSLIG Dark blue or pink domed reading lamp
LJUSNING White round plastic frame with LED light
MINNEN Red, blue or mother-of-pearl domed reading lamp with silver-coloured spider on dome
MINNEN FACKLA Silver and cream torch
MYS HJÄRTLIG White bunny on green gingham background nightlight
MYS KANIN Sleeping bunny nightlight
MYS MÅNE Moon and stars nightlight
MYS RIVIG Cat nightlight
PIFFIG White and blue fabric domed nightlight Red, green, blue and yellow fabric domed nightlight Red fabric domed nightlight
SEGLATS Sailboat nightlight
SKOJIG White or green domed reading lamp with clouds
SMILA BAGGE Green bug
SMILA BLOMMA White, pink or red flower
SMILA HJÄRTA Red heart
SMILA MÅNE Yellow moon
SMILA SNÄCKA Blue seashell
SMILA STJÄRNA Blue star
SMILA SJÖHÄST Orange seahorse
SMULTRON GRODA Frog nightlight
SMYG White tubular reading lamp with white metal sides White domed reading lamp with turquoise metal base White domed reading lamp with red metal base
SNÖIG Light green, pink or white domed reading lamp
STOJA Blue triangle on red base White pointed shade on red base with blue arrow
SUSSA White rectangular lamp with grates
TASSA Dark blue lamp with wooden sides
TASSA NATT Dancing brown frogs Blue nightlight with moon and stars Yellow nightlight with squirrel

Issue

Children can get entangled in the electrical cord that hangs from the children's wall-mounted lamps, posing a strangulation hazard.

A 15-month-old baby became entangled in the TASSA NATT lamp's cord and nearly strangled. This incident, and the death of a 16-month-old baby who died after getting entangled in the SMILA lamp's cord, were reported in the previous recall.  In both incidents, which occurred in Europe, the lamp cord was pulled into the crib by the infants.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these lamps.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wall lamps and return them to an IKEA store for a product exchange or refund.

For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at 1-800-661-9807 anytime, or visit the firm's website.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

About 1.4 million in Canada, 3.5 million in the United States and 30.2 million worldwide.

This re-announcement includes IKEA children's lamps in the firm's previous recall in December 2013 and expands the number and types of lamps.

Time Period Sold

The recalled lamps were sold from May 1984 to April 2014 at IKEA stores nationwide, in IKEA's catalog and on the IKEA Canada website.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Lithuania, China, and the United States.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Household items
Companies

Distributor

Ikea Canada

Burlington, Ontario

CANADA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-51142