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IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses

  • Ikea VYSSA crib mattress
  • Five styles of VYSSA crib mattress
  • Ikea VYSSA crib mattress labels
  • The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations
Name of Product:
VYSSA crib mattress
Hazard:
The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
January 13, 2015
Units:
About 169,000
Consumer Contact

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

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves IKEA VYSSA style crib mattresses with the following five model names: VACKERT, VINKA, SPELEVINK, SLÖA and SLUMMER. The involved mattresses were manufactured on May 4, 2014 or earlier. An identification label attached to the mattress cover has the date of manufacture in Month-DD-YYYY format and the VYSSA model name. A gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than two finger width is an indication of the defective mattress.

Remedy:

Consumers should inspect the recalled mattress by making sure there is no gap larger than the width of two fingers between the ends of the crib and the mattress. If any gap is larger, customers should immediately stop using the recalled mattresses and return it to any IKEA store for an exchange or a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of infants becoming entrapped between the mattress and an end of the crib. The children were removed from the gap without injury.

Sold Exclusively At

IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 2010 to May 2014 for about $100.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
15-059
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