Consumer product recall

IKEA TRIPPEVALS and HOPPVALS cellular blinds recalled due to potential choking hazard to children

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Summary

Product
IKEA TRIPPEVALS and HOPPVALS Cellular Blinds
Issue
Consumer products - Choking hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled IKEA TRIPPEVALS and HOPPVALS cellular blinds and contact IKEA for a repair/replacement kit. Customers who do not wish to order a repair kit may return the product to an IKEA store for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves IKEA TRIPPEVALS and HOPPVALS Cellular Blinds.

Product

Colour

Sizes

Article numbers

HOPPVALS cellular blinds

White

8 sizes

50480950,30480951,10480952,90480953,70480954,40480955,20480956,480957

HOPPVALS cellular blinds

Grey

8 sizes

80480958,60480959,40480960,20480961,480962,80480963,60480964,30480965

HOPPVALS cellular blinds

Blue

8 sizes

40480984,10480985,90480986,70480987,50480988,50480993,60480997,40480998

TRIPPEVALS cellular blinds

Light grey

11 sizes

80448534,90448538,10448537,448533,30448536,50448535,10480966,90480967,70480968,50480969,30480970

TRIPPEVALS cellular blinds

White

11 sizes

60506563,10509724,80509725,60509726,40509727,40506564,10506565,90506566,70506567,20509728,509729

Issue

Health Canada has determined that the recalled blinds do not meet the Corded Window Coverings Regulations and pose choking hazards. The design of the product does not properly address the hazards of small parts which can present a choking hazard to young children.

For more information on the hazard, see Blind Cord Safety.

As of August 15, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled IKEA TRIPPEVALS and HOPPVALS cellular blinds and contact IKEA for a repair/replacement kit.  Customers who do not wish to order a repair kit may return the product to an IKEA store for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact IKEA Customer Support Centre by telephone at 1-800-661-9807 Monday to Sunday: 9am - 9pm (EST).

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 127,857 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from May 2021 to July 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Details
Original published date: 2022-09-06
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Household items
Companies

 

Distributor

IKEA Canada Ltd Partnership, 1065 Plains Rd E Burlington, ON, L7T 4K1

Importer

IKEA Supply AG

Grüssenweg 15

CH-4133 Pratteln

Switzerland

Manufacturer

IKEA of Sweden AB, Box 702, Tulpanvägen 8, SE-343 81 Älmhult

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64538