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IKEA Canada recalls PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions

Starting date:
June 29, 2016
Posting date:
June 29, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-59042

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and IKEA Canada.

Affected products

PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions

Product description

This recall involves IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions. The safety gates and extensions are white and made of steel and plastic. The PATRULL safety gates are hardware-mounted and when they open they automatically fold accordion-style. The PATRULL FAST safety gates are hardware-mounted and open both inward and outward. The PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates are pressure-mounted.

A permanent label is attached to the metal bar at the bottom of the safety gates and safety gate extensions containing “IKEA” and the article number.

Products with the following article numbers are included in this recall:
Model Article Number
PATRULL safety gate 702.390.98
PATRULL safety gate extension 602.651.44
PATRULL FAST safety gate 702.265.19
PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gate 302.265.21
PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gate extension 302.651.45

The PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates were recalled in Canada and in the United States in May 2015.

Hazard identified

The locking mechanism in the recalled products can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to children.

IKEA has received 46 reports of incidents worldwide related to the use of these products including 6 injuries requiring medical attention. No incidents or injuries were reported in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 24,000 units of the recalled safety gates and safety gate extensions were sold online and at IKEA stores in Canada. Approximately 81,000 units of the recalled safety gates and safety gate extensions were sold online and at IKEA stores in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled safety gates and safety gate extensions were sold in Canada from 2001 to June 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Denmark.

Companies

Distributor
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled safety gates and safety gate extensions and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required by IKEA for this recall.

For more information, consumers may contact IKEA Canada by telephone toll free at 1-800-661-9807 or visit IKEA's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.