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IKEA Expands Recall of Junior Beds that Pose Laceration Hazard

  • IKEA Kritter Junior Bed
  • IKEA Sniglar Junior Bed
Name of Product:
KRITTER and SNIGLAR Junior Beds
Hazard:
The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
January 29, 2014
Units:
About 3,500 (22,000 units were previously recalled for repair in August 2013)
Consumer Contact

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. 

Recall Details

Description:

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. A label on the headboard or underside of the KRITTER bed has a date stamp of 1114 to 1322 representing the year and week of production (YYWW), a 600.904.70 model number, and 19740 supplier number. The SNIGLAR natural beech wood beds have a white painted fiberboard insert on the headboard and footboard of the bed. A label on the headboard or underside of the SNIGLAR bed has a date stamp of 1114 to 1318 (YYWW), a 500.871.66 model number, and 18157 supplier number. This recall expands the date stamp for SNIGLAR beds to 1049 to 1318. The beds measure about 65 inches long by 30 inches wide with a 22 to 26 inch high headboard.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

IKEA has received one additional report from the UK of a metal rod on a SNIGLAR bed breaking. A child received a small scratch to the arm from the broken metal rod.     

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.  

Manufactured In:
Poland, Bosnia Herzegovina and Romania
Recall number:
14-094
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