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IKEA Recalls Junior Beds Due to Laceration Hazard

NOTE:  This recall has been expanded. Click here to see the latest release. 

  • IKEA Kritter Junior Bed
  • IKEA Sniglar Junior Bed
Name of Product:
KRITTER and SNIGLAR Junior Beds
Riesgo:
The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedio:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 15, 2013
Unidades:
About 22,000 in U.S. and 18,000 in Canada
Contacto para los consumidores

IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link on the top of the page for more information. 

Detalles del retiro

Descripción:

These recalled IKEA junior beds include the KRITTER and SNIGLAR models with a guard rail on one side. The pine wood KRITTER beds have animal cut-outs, such as a dog and cat on the headboard and a date stamp of 1114 to 1322 representing the year and week of production (YYWW). The SNIGLAR natural beech wood beds have a white painted fiberboard insert on the headboard and footboard of the bed and a date stamp of 1114 to 1318. The beds measure about 65 inches long by 30 inches wide with a 22 to 26 inch high headboard. The date stamp appears on a label attached to either the headboard or the underside of the bed. Model numbers included in the recall are 600.904.70 for the KRITTER and 500.871.66 for the SNIGLAR, supplier number 15361 (KRITTER) and 19740 or 18157 (SNIGLAR) printed on the same label as the date stamp. 

Remedio:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled KRITTER and SNIGLAR junior beds and contact IKEA to receive a free repair kit.  

Incidentes/Lesiones:

There has been one report in the U.S. and one report in Canada of the metal rod on the beds breaking. No injuries have been reported.    

Sold Exclusively At

IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from July 2005 through May 2013 for between $60 and $90.  

Importer:

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.  

Importer

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.  

Fabricación en:
Poland, Bosnia Herzegovina and Romania
Número del retiro:
13-266
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