IKEA Expands Children's Wall-Mounted Lamp Recall

IKEA Expands Children's Wall-Mounted Lamp Recall
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May 7, 2014

IKEA is expanding a recall of children's wall-mounted lamps. Children can get entangled in the electrical cord that hangs from the lamps, posing a strangulation hazard.

This recall affects approximately 30.2 million IKEA children's wall-mounted lamps sold worldwide. 3.5 million of the recalled lamps were sold in the United States, and about 1.4 million were sold in Canada. The recall includes the 23 million lamps that were previously recalled in December 2013.

The recalled children's wall-mounted lamps were sold at IKEA stores, online, as well as through the IKEA catalog from May 1984 to April 2014. The lamps were 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.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps, remove them from the wall and contact IKEA for a free lamp repair kit. Do not use the lamp until the repair kit is installed. The repair kit has self-adhesive fasteners for attaching the lamp's cord to the wall as well as safety instructions.

For more information on this recall, contact IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532.