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 3.5 million (This recall expands the number and types of lamps and includes IKEA children’s lamps from a December 2013 recall.)
Hazard: Children can get entangled in the electrical cord, posing a strangulation hazard.
Description: Recalled are IKEA children’s wall-mounted lamps sold in various style names, shapes and colors. The lamp’s cord is 7 to 8 feet long with a switch on the cord or a switch on the lamp. For a list of styles that are recalled, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/IKEA-Reannounces-and-Expands-Recall-of-Childrens-Wall-Mounted-Lamps/#remedy.
Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide, in IKEA’s catalog and at www.ikea-usa.com from May 1984 to April 2014 for $5 to $30.
Remedy: Remove the lamp from the wall and contact IKEA for a repair kit. Do not use the lamp until the repair kit is installed.
Contact: Call IKEA at 888-966-4532 or visit www.ikea-usa.com and click on the Recall link at the top of the page.