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Consumer product recall

IKEA Canada recalls LATTJO Bat Cape

Starting date:
April 6, 2016
Posting date:
April 6, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Clothing and Accessories, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Strangulation Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products


Product description

This recall involves the IKEA LATTJO Bat Cape. The cape is black, 100% polyester and has a fastener at the neck.  The article number is 603.116.50.  Its dimensions are 75 cm (length) x 146 cm (width).

Hazard identified

The LATTJO Bat Cape fastener may not detach readily during use posing a strangulation and injury hazard to children.

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

IKEA Sweden has received three reports (Sweden and Canada) of the LATTJO Bat Cape fastener not releasing, resulting in minor injuries to the user.

Number sold

Approximately 749 LATTJO Bat Capes have been sold at IKEA stores across Canada and online at

Approximately 4,580 units LATTJO Bat Capes have been sold at IKEA stores across the United States and online at

Time period sold

The LATTJO Bat Capes were sold in Canada and the United States from November 2015 to February 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



IKEA Canada Limited Partnership




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the LATTJO Bat Cape 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.

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.