The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 3,500 (22,000 units were recalled for repair in August 2013)
Hazard: The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break and cut someone.
Description: IKEA junior beds include the Kritter and Sniglar models with a guard rail on one side. The pine wood Kritter beds have animal cut-outs, such as a dog and cat on the headboard. A label on the headboard or underside of the Kritter bed has a date stamp of 1114 to 1322 representing the year and week of production (YYWW), a 600.904.70 model number and 19740 supplier number. The Sniglar natural beech wood beds have a white painted fiberboard insert on the headboard and footboard of the bed. A label on the headboard or underside of the Sniglar bed has a date stamp of 1114 to 1318 (YYWW), a 500.871.66 model number and 18157 supplier number. This recall expands the date stamp for Sniglar beds from 1049 to 1318.
Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide and www.ikea-usa.com from July 2005 through May 2013 for $60 to $90.
Remedy: Contact IKEA for a free repair kit.
Contact: Call 888-966-4532 or visit www.ikea-usa.com.