IKEA Recalls Ceiling Lamps Due to Laceration Hazard

The plastic retaining clips that secure the glass shades to the lamp housings can break and allow the glass shades to fall, posing a laceration hazard.

Recall date: February 09, 2016
Recall number: 16-098
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  • IKEA HYBY ceiling lamp

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    IKEA HYBY ceiling lamp

  • Label attached to the HYBY electrical lamp housing

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    Label attached to the HYBY electrical lamp housing

  • IKEA LOCK ceiling lamp

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    IKEA LOCK ceiling lamp

  • Label attached to the LOCK electrical lamp housing

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    Label attached to the LOCK electrical lamp housing

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ceiling lamps

Hazard:

The plastic retaining clips that secure the glass shades to the lamp housings can break and allow the glass shades to fall, posing a laceration 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 for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

Health Canada
Units

About 840,000 (in addition, about 427,000 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves Ikea HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps. The lamps have domed white frosted glass shades and three plastic clips that attach the shade to steel electrical lamp housings. The HYBY has a shade that is 15 inches in diameter and decorated with four opaque concentric lines. The lamp housing holds two light bulbs. The LOCK has a shade that is 10 inches in diameter. The lamp housing holds one light bulb. Type number and the model name of the lamps are on a label attached to the electrical lamp housing. The HYBY is type number T1011 and the LOCK is type number T0201.

Incidents/Injuries

Ikea has received 224 reports of incidents worldwide of retaining clips breaking and glass shades falling from the lamps, including with 11 injuries. Three incidents with no injuries were reported in the U.S.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling lamps, uninstall them and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. 

Sold at

 IKEA stores worldwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from October 2012 through January 2016 for about $13 for the HYBY ceiling lamp, and from November 2002 through January 2016 for about $5 for the LOCK ceiling lamp.

Importer(s)

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa

Manufactured in

China

  • IKEA HYBY ceiling lamp

  • Label attached to the HYBY electrical lamp housing

  • IKEA LOCK ceiling lamp

  • Label attached to the LOCK electrical lamp housing