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IKEA Recalls Children’s Nightlight

  • PATRULL Nightlight Orange 302.411.40
  • PATRULL Nightlight White 502.390.23
  • PATRULL Nightlight Pink 702.411.38
  • PATRULL Nightlight Colored Cover removed.
Name of Product:
PATRULL Nightlight
Hazard:
The nightlight's plastic covering can detach and expose electrical components, posing an electrical shock hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 18, 2015
Units:
About 359,000 (in addition, 83,000 were sold in Canada)
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.

Recall Details

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 ? inches round and 3 ? inches deep.

Remedy:

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

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.

Sold At:
IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 2013 to July 2015 for about $4.
Importer(s):

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-217
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