About Children’s bed canopies
Recall Date: 3/20/2014
This recall involves IKEA children’s bed canopies. The canopies are made out of mesh fabric and hang from the ceiling onto a child’s crib or bed. They measure about 7 ft. long and about 2 ft. in diameter. The canopy’s name is printed on the washing instructions label sewn onto the bottom of the fabric. Canopy Name Article Number Description Photo BARNSLIG Boll 201.078.30 Red pointed canopy top with white mesh fabric FABLER 201.308.78 White pointed canopy top with multicolored dots and upside-down triangles sewn on the white mesh fabric HIMMEL-Blue 901.376.40 Blue pointed canopy top with blue mesh fabric HIMMEL-Blue/White 201.758.38 Blue pointed canopy top with white mesh fabric and white clouds HIMMEL-Green 701.376.41 Green pointed canopy top with green leaves and green mesh fabric
IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link at the top of the page for more information.
- IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 1996 through March 2014 for between $10 and $30.
- Czech Republic
- IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.
Category ID: 2170
Number of Units Sold: About 255,000 in the United States, 7,000 in Canada and 2.6 million worldwide
- An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy’s fabric, posing a strangulation hazard.
- There have been nine reports worldwide of children getting entangled in the bed canopies, including one in the U.S. involving a 7-month-old girl who pulled the canopy’s fabric into her crib and wrapped it around her neck several times.
Resolution, Remedy, Fix
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled children’s bed canopies and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.
Images of Children’s bed canopies