Handle with care! A damaged edge or scratched surface can in exceptional cases cause the glass to crack suddenly. However rarely into sharp fragments and only into small pieces. Avoid collisions from the side - this is where the glass in most vulnerable. Safety fittings included.
The top panel of tempered glass protects the shelf top and gives it a different look. http://www.ikea.com/au/en/images/products/besta-top-panel__0134491_PE260021_S4.JPGBESTÅ Top panel, glass whitehttp://www.ikea.com/aa/en/catalog/products/90196540/901.965.40IKEA$30