IKEA Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Mattress Support Collapse; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

The four bolts provided with some SNIGLAR cribs to secure the mattress support are not long enough.

Recall date: February 17, 2011
Recall number: 11135
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

SNIGLAR cribs

Hazard:

The four bolts provided with some SNIGLAR cribs to secure the mattress support are not long enough. This can cause the mattress support to detach and collapse, creating a risk of entrapment and suffocation to a child in the crib.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.ikea-usa.com

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Recall Details

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Units

About 20,000 in the United States and 6,000 in Canada

Description

This recall involves SNIGLAR non-drop-side, full-size cribs with model number 60091931. SNIGLAR, IKEA and the model number are printed on a label attached to the mattress support. The crib frame and mattress support are made of natural/light-colored wood.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the crib immediately and check the crib. If the mattress support bolts extend through the nut, the bolts are the proper length and the crib is not included in the recall. If the bolt does not extend through the nut, the crib is included in the recall. Contact IKEA for a free repair kit for recalled cribs. In the meantime, find an alternate, safe sleep environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on the child's age.

Sold exclusively at

IKEA stores nationwide from October 2005 through June 2010 for about $80.

Distributor(s)

IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Manufactured in

Romania

  • Picture of recalled crib with location of the support bolts and detail of a proper sized bolt