NEWS from CPSC and HC (Health Canada)

IKEA Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Mattress Support Collapse; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 17, 2011
Release #11-135
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 966-4532
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
Media Contact:(301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: SNIGLAR cribs

Units: About 20,000 in the United States and 6,000 in Canada

Distributor: IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Hazard: The four bolts provided with some SNIGLAR cribs to secure the mattress support are not long enough. This can cause the mattress support to detach and collapse, creating a risk of entrapment and suffocation to a child in the crib.

For full details and pictures regarding this product:

IKEA CRIB RECALL

 
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