IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link on the top or bottom of the page for more information.
These safety gates are white, made of steel and plastic, and measure about 29 inches high with an adjustable width from about 29 inches to 34 inches. The gate has a spring mechanism that fits between the two sides of the door frame to hold the gate in place. A permanent label is attached to the metal bar at the bottom of the safety gate containing an article number. Gates with the following article numbers are recalled:
Consumers should stop using the safety gate and return it to any IKEA store for a full refund. Any PATRULL KLÄMMA /SMIDIG safety gate extensions may also be returned for a full refund. Consumers who want to keep their PATRULL KLÄMMA or SMIDIG safety gate for limited use in a doorway between rooms or at the bottom of a staircase can contact IKEA to receive free updated user instructions and new adhesive warning labels to put on their safety gate.
There have been 18 incidents worldwide, including three incidents in which children have been injured as a result of falling down stairs. No injuries have been reported in the U.S.
IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Penn.