IKEA Recalls Furniture Chests Due to Tipping Hazard

About 820,000 Kullen 3-drawer chests bought by IKEA have been recalled in the United States

About 820,000 Kullen 3-drawer chests bought by IKEA have been recalled in the United States because they pose a suggestion-over and entrapment hazard if not appropriately anchored to the wall, the Shopper Products Security Commission (CPSC) states.

It claimed kids could be at hazard of severe injury or demise and that IKEA has gained 6 reports of suggestion-over incidents involving chests that were being not anchored to the wall, which includes a single that resulted in a small reduce and a single that resulted in small cuts and bruises.

About 150,000 of the chests were being also bought in Canada and have been recalled.

Buyers ought to promptly prevent making use of the Kullen 3-drawer upper body if it’s not appropriately anchored to the wall and place it in an area not accessible to kids, and speak to IKEA for possibly a total refund or a free wall-attachment (anchor) package, CPSC claimed.

Two months back, IKEA agreed to shell out $46 million to the parents of a toddler killed by a single of the company’s Malm dressers in California in 2017. The enterprise recalled about seventeen.3 million Malm upper body and drawers in 2016 and 2017, CBS Information reported.

At least 89 people, largely kids, in the United States were being killed in home furnishings suggestion-overs from 2014 to 2018, in accordance to the CPSC. It claimed that demise toll is very likely to increase at the time reporting for the period is comprehensive, CBS Information reported.

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