IKEA Recalls Children’s Nightlight Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

The nightlight’s plastic covering can detach and expose electrical components, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Recall date: August 18, 2015
Recall number: 15-217
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  • PATRULL Nightlight Orange 302.411.40

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    PATRULL Nightlight Orange 302.411.40

  • PATRULL Nightlight White 502.390.23

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    PATRULL Nightlight White 502.390.23

  • PATRULL Nightlight Pink 702.411.38

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    PATRULL Nightlight Pink 702.411.38

  • PATRULL Nightlight Colored Cover removed.

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    PATRULL Nightlight Colored Cover removed.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

PATRULL Nightlight

Hazard:

The nightlight’s plastic covering can detach and expose electrical components, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Consumer Contact:

IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Press Room at the bottom of the page then Product Recalls at the top of the page for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

Health Canada Logo
Units

About 359,000 (in addition, 83,000 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall affects all PATRULL Nightlights. Nightlights come in white, orange and pink. The nightlights automatically turn on in the dark and off in the light. Each PATRULL Nightlight has an IKEA logo on the back top near the sensor. The light has a dome-shaped plastic cover that gives the light its color and is attached to a white rectangular plastic base. The nightlight is 2 ¾ inches round and 3 ½ inches deep.

Incidents/Injuries

IKEA has received one report from Austria where a young child tried to remove the light from the electrical outlet when the colored plastic cover detached. The child received an electric shock and minor wounds on the hand. No incidents have been reported within the US.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled product and contact IKEA for a full refund.

Sold at

IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 2013 to July 2015 for about $4.

Manufacturer(s)

IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Importer(s)

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Manufactured in

China

  • PATRULL Nightlight Orange 302.411.40

  • PATRULL Nightlight White 502.390.23

  • PATRULL Nightlight Pink 702.411.38

  • PATRULL Nightlight Colored Cover removed.