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IKEA announces a Recall for repair service action of SUNDVIK changing table/chest, due to fall risk
Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 UTC 2019
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[International]  IKEA announces a Recall for repair service action of SUNDVIK changing table/chest, due to fall risk
IKEA urges all customers that have a SUNDVIK changing table/chest, to secure the folding part with the safety locking fittings provided. If lost or misplaced, please contact IKEA to receive new ones free ofcharge.
SUNDVIK changing table/chest
SUNDVIK changing table/chest

IKEA has received three reports of incidents around the world where the foldable part of the SUNDVIKchanging table/chest has come loose and children have fallen off the changing table. In the incidents thesafety locking fittings were not used according to instruction.

“Safe products are always an IKEA priority and we are truly sorry to hear about the incidents but grateful that,to our knowledge, the children are fine. IKEA has now taken precautionary actions and will further improve theproduct communication”, says Children’s Business Area Manager Emelie Knoester.

IKEA has seen that customers tend to use the product as a foldable changing table on a daily basis and don’tuse the safety locking fittings, according to instructions. The intended use is for changing diapers on smallchildren. Its second life is as storage furniture.

As a precautionary measure IKEA announces a Recall for repair service action. All customers that have aSUNDVIK changing table/chest and that have misplaced or lost the safety locking fittings, are asked tocontact IKEA to receive new fittings free of charge. Customers will not have to provide any proof of purchase,such as a receipt.

IKEA believes that the product is safe when used as intended and according to instructions provided.

For more information, contact IKEA toll-free at 800 4532

100 million.

Estimated number of children the IKEA social projects in partnership with UNICEF, UNDP and Save the Children will have benefited by the end of 2015.