Important Information

Prevent furniture tip over

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We all want our homes to be a safe place. When we work together, we can reduce the risk of accidents.
Important safety notice
IKEA Canada in partnership with Health Canada, has announced that it will only sell chests of drawers that meet the voluntary North American ASTM standard requirements on free-standing stability. As part of this announcement, IKEA has also issued a recall for repair or refund on unattached chests of drawers that do not meet the free-standing stability requirements of the ASTM standard. Learn more
Free wall anchoring kit order form
The best way to help prevent tip-over accidents is to attach furniture to the wall. Please complete the registration form below to receive the hardware kit for your chests and dressers.
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● Secure it! Furniture must be securely attached to the wall. Use the tip-over restraint provided with the product and the right hardware for your wall type. Consult our wall anchoring guide for help.

● Never put a TV or other heavy objects on top of a chest of drawers or any furniture not intended for use with a TV.

● Place heavy objects in the lowest drawers.

● Never let children climb or hang on drawers, doors or shelves.
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Furniture must be securely attached to the wall. The hardware used to secure your furniture to the wall depends on your wall material. If your wall material is not listed or if you have any questions, consult with a local hardware retailer.
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WALL MATERIAL
Drywall or plaster with available wood stud

ANCHORING DEVICE
Screw inserted directly into stud. For example, a 5 mm wood screw provided with IKEA FIXA plug and screw set (Figure 1)
WALL MATERIAL
Drywall without available wood stud

ANCHORING DEVICE
Plug with screw. For example, an 8 mm plug provided with IKEA FIXA plug and screw set (Figure 2)
WALL MATERIAL
Masonry

ANCHORING DEVICE
Solid Wall: Plug with screw. For example, an 8 mm plug provided with IKEA FIXA plug and screw set (Figure 3A)

Hollow Wall: Toggle-style (Figure 3B)
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Accidents can happen, especially when you have kids. But being prepared can stop the most serious accidents from happening.

Our home safety and child safety products are simple to install and use, and span every area of the home.
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We’re taking the next step in creating safer homes together! IKEA Canada will only offer window coverings with non-accessible cords as of October 1, 2015.
IKEA Canada is proud to announce today that as of October 1, 2015, IKEA Canada stores will only sell window blinds and coverings with no cords or non-accessible cords. This announcement is part of the ongoing IKEA home safety program, Safer Homes Together, which focuses on educating customers about safety at home.

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