Important information
Important information on product recalls, annoucements and warnings:

 IKEA recalls IKEA Food labeled marinated herring
 IKEA recalls PARODI glass vase from supplier #18347
 If you purchased a LYCKSELE chair bed/sofa bed, please read the following important information
 IKEA recalls outdoor candles due to risk of flaring caused by igniting wax.
 FÄRGGLAD children's chair
 Important Safety Information!
 IKEA Joins CPSC in Creative Program to Publicize Product Recalls
 SNUTTIG recall
IKEA recalls IKEA Food labeled marinated herring

IKEA wants customers who have purchased an IKEA FOOD labeled jar of marinated herring with a “Best Before” Date 02-13-2008 or earlier to return it to their local IKEA store for a full refund.
IKEA has received two reports where customers have found a large piece of glass in IKEA FOOD labeled jars of marinated herring. There has been no report of injuries.

Safety is always a priority at IKEA and as a precautionary measure IKEA is recalling IKEA FOOD labeled jars of marinated herring (DILLSILL, SENAPSSILL, INLAGD SILL) with a “Best Before” Date 13-02-2008 or earlier. The “Best Before” Date (DD-MM-YYYY) is to be found on the label directly above the bar code.

The IKEA FOOD labeled marinated herring is sold at Swedish Food Markets at IKEA stores. Only IKEA FOOD labeled jars of marinated herring with a “Best Before” Date 02-13-2008 or earlier are involved in the recall. IKEA FOOD labeled marinated herring with “Best Before” Date 02-14-2008 and later are not affected by the recall. Abba labeled marinated herring is also not affected by the recall.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. For more information please contact your local IKEA store or call IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532.


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IKEA recalls PARODI glass vase from supplier #18347

IKEA has received reports of incidents where the base of PARODI vase broke for no apparent reason while the vase was being lifted. Seven customers worldwide sustained cuts and in five cases hospital treatment was required.

Following investigation a number of PARODI vases have been found to have too high internal stresses which may increase the risk of breakage, especially if the glass is damaged in some way, for example knocked or scratched.

PARODI vase stand 70 cm (28 inches) high and weigh approximately 5 kg (11 lbs). Base diameter is 15 cm (6 inches); top diameter is 23 cm (9 inches). PARODI vase is produced in black (art. no. 20110234), white (art. no. 50112199) and clear glass (art. no. 00079545).

IKEA logo, the article number and the supplier number are printed on a white sticker on the underside of the vase and on the store receipt.

All glass is fragile and even robust, thick-walled designs should always be handled with care. When returning your vase, to avoid risk of breakage and possible injury, avoid placing your hands at or near the base and ensure that it is securely packaged.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. For more information, please contact your local store or call IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532.

 
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If you purchased a LYCKSELE chair bed/sofa bed, please read the following important information

IKEA has received several reports where customers have been injured when attempting to operate the folding mechanism by inserting their finger into the mechanism, contrary to the instructions for use provided. To prevent the possibility of any similar occurrence in the future, IKEA has developed a safety cover which fits over the folding mechanism, preventing access. The safety covers are supplied as standard with all LYCKSELE.

Articles involved are LYCKSELE frame chair bed, article number 700-326-82 and LYCKSELE frame sofa-bed, article number 900-326-81.

If you purchased a LYCKSELE chair bed or sofa bed and the folding mechanism is not fitted with safety covers, please contact or visit your local store to receive free of charge safety covers to fit over your LYCKSELE folding mechanisms.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information, please contact your local store or call IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532.


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IKEA recalls outdoor candles due to risk of flaring caused by igniting wax.

The affected products are no longer available on the NA market. However, if some customers still have outdoor candles left in their possession, we want them to return them to IKEA, or contact their local IKEA store for more information.

ÄNGAR candle for outdoor use 6-p, article number 200-301-24.
SAMLAS candle for outdoor use 6-p, article number 900-524-43

Return candles for a full refund - $3.99.

Never place an outdoor candle on or close to material that can burn and never try to blow out an outdoor candle. At the end of the burning time the wax can ignite producing a higher flame. Flaring is a normal characteristic of outdoor candles and does not pose a risk if safety instructions are followed.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
For additional information, call IKEA toll-free at: (888) 966-4532


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FÄRGGLAD children's chair

Important safety information
In cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, IKEA is recalling 7,279 FÄRGGLAD children's chairs.

No accident or incident has been reported. Children's safety is a top priority and, as a precautionary measure, IKEA has decided to recall all FÄRGGLAD children's chairs.
FÄRGGLAD children's chair is intended for children 3 years and older but children under 3 years may use or be exposed to the product.

IKEA requests all concerned customers to return FÄRGGLAD children's chair's to their local store where they will get a refund.


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Important Safety Information!

IKEA wants all customers who bought BERTBY glass-door wall cabinet from 2002 until today to contact IKEA.

Screws of the wrong size have been delivered with some of the BERTBY glass-door wall cabinets. The screws are used to attach the safety bracket to the top of the cabinet. The use of wrong screws may cause the safety bracket not to fulfil its purpose, which might result in that the cabinet is not properly secured to the wall.

All concerned customers should contact IKEA or visit their local store to receive screws of the right size and an instruction for how to replace the screws in a safe way.

Please note that many BERTBY glass-door wall cabinets have been delivered with the right type of screw. There is nothing wrong with the cabinet in itself, so there is no need to return the cabinet to IKEA.

At IKEA we are doing our utmost to secure the quality and safety of our products. To avoid future incidents we are now re-evaluating our safety and quality routines.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.


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IKEA Joins CPSC in Creative Program to Publicize Product Recalls

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), launched a new Web site devoted exclusively to product recalls. The WebSite, is an unprecedented collaborative effort of the CPSC and four other Federal regulatory agencies - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard.

The new Web site links visitors to the home pages of government regulatory agencies responsible for product recalls. In addition to finding details about recalled products, visitors will gain additional safety information and may sign up for e-mail alerts on recalled products, as they become available.

IKEA customers safety is so very important to us at IKEA, we support and encourage our customers to visit the Website to receive all vital product information.


 www.recalls.gov

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SNUTTIG recall

Small Part Ingestion Hazard - IKEA SNUTTIG toy (700-371-56).
Retail $1.95. Seams may rip open exposing children to the plastic beads in the toy's arms and legs. If ingested, these beads may be inhaled into the child's lung and affect the lung function.

Please take the toy away from your child immediately and return it to your nearest IKEA Store!

Customer should return the SNUTTIG toy to your local IKEA store. IKEA will reimburse you with a $5.00 IKEA Gift Card.

For additional information, call IKEA toll-free at: (888) 966-4532


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