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IKEA Recalls Furniture Chests Due to Tipping Hazard

About 820,000 Kullen 3-drawer chests offered by IKEA have been recalled in the United States simply because they pose a suggestion-around and entrapment hazard if not appropriately anchored to the wall, the Buyer Product or service Protection Fee (CPSC) claims.

It explained young children could be at danger of really serious injury or demise and that IKEA has acquired 6 reports of suggestion-around incidents involving chests that have been not anchored to the wall, which include just one that resulted in a minimal reduce and just one that resulted in minimal cuts and bruises.

About 150,000 of the chests have been also offered in Canada and have been recalled.

Customers need to promptly prevent using the Kullen 3-drawer upper body if it is not appropriately anchored to the wall and position it in an spot not accessible to young children, and speak to IKEA for possibly a complete refund or a absolutely free wall-attachment (anchor) kit, CPSC explained.

Two months ago, IKEA agreed to shell out $46 million to the moms and dads of a toddler killed by just one of the firm’s Malm dressers in California in 2017. The business recalled about 17.3 million Malm upper body and drawers in 2016 and 2017, CBS Information reported.

At minimum 89 people, mostly young children, in the United States have been killed in furnishings suggestion-overs from 2014 to 2018, according to the CPSC. It explained that demise toll is possible to increase at the time reporting for the period of time is full, CBS Information reported.

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