The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced an IKEA recall of nearly one million KULLEN 3-drawer chests for posing tip-over and entrapment hazards that may result in serious injury or even death to children. IKEA has received a total of six-reports of KULLEN related tip-over incidents, including one report of a minor cut and one report of minor cuts and bruises.
The chests were sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online from April 2005 to December 2019 for around $60. The chests were available in colors called “black-brown” and “birch.” The units weigh approximately 45 pounds. Article numbers involved in the recall include;
IKEA is urging all affected consumers to immediately discontinue use of any KULLEN 3-drawer chests that are not properly anchored to the wall. These furniture units should be moved to rooms that children cannot access. IKEA is offering two remedy options to customers;
Customers with further questions can call IKEA’s toll-free recall hotline at 888-966-4532 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET or go online to www.IKEA-USA.com/secureit for more information on how to receive a refund or a free wall-anchoring repair kit.
The Philadelphia personal injury attorneys at Messa & Associates know that most of the time, parents do all they can to keep their children safe. Often times, professional negligence gets in the way and we are left to deal with the physical and emotional consequences. If your child has been injured by a recalled IKEA dresser, or any other type of defective product, contact the Philadelphia personal injury attorneys at Messa & Associates. Our extremely skilled team of attorneys is experienced in cases regarding injuries to children. Call toll-free at 877-MessaLaw or submit a free online inquiry.
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