CPSC Recall - Issued 3/20/2014

IKEA Recalls Children's Bed Canopies Due to Strangulation Hazard

Manufacturer: IKEA North America Services LLC
Product: Children's Bed Canopies
Hazard: An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy’s fabric, posing a strangulation hazard.
Injuries: There have been nine reports worldwide of children getting entangled in the bed canopies, including one in the U.S. involving a 7-month-old girl who pulled the canopy’s fabric into her crib and wrapped it around her neck several times.
Description: This recall involves IKEA children’s bed canopies. The canopies are made out of mesh fabric and hang from the ceiling onto a child’s crib or bed. They measure about 7 ft. long and about 2 ft. in diameter. The canopy’s name is printed on the washing instructions label sewn onto the bottom of the fabric. Visit recall link for more details. http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/IKEA-Recalls-Childrens-Bed-Canopies/
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 1996 through March 2014 for between $10 and $30.
Units: 255,000 in US 7,000 in Can. 2.6 million worldwide
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.
Company Website: www.ikea-usa.com