IKEA Reannounces and Expands Recall of Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps Due to Strangulation Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product
Recall Date: April 29, 2014
Recall Number: 14-161
Units: About 3.5 million in the United States, 1.4 million in Canada, 30.2 million worldwide (This reannouncement includes IKEA children’s lamps in the firm’s previous recall in December 2013 and expands the number and types of lamps.)
Recall Summary: Name of Product: Children’s wall-mounted lamps
Hazard: Children can get entangled in the electrical cord that hangs from the children’s wall-mounted lamps, posing a strangulation hazard.
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.
Description: This recall involves IKEA children’s wall-mounted lamps sold in various style names, shapes and colors. The lamps have a cord, about 7 to 8 feet long with either a switch on the cord or a switch located on the lamp. The following lamp styles are included in the recall reannouncement and expansion.