IKEA Canada recalls GOTHEM floor and table lamps
- Starting date:
- March 17, 2016
- Posting date:
- March 17, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Electrical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and IKEA.
IKEA GOTHEM floor and table lamps
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.
|GOTHEM Table Lamp 35cm||35 cm||403.030.24|
|GOTHEM Table Lamp 45cm||45 cm||503.030.33|
|GOTHEM Floor Lamp 124cm||124 cm||103.030.49|
The recalled lamps may have damaged cables, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.
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.
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.
Time period sold
The GOTHEM floor and table lamps were sold in Canada and the United States from October 2015 to February 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the lamp and return it to an IKEA store for a full refund.
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.
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.