FÖRSIKTIG Children's stool, white/green


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“Hey! Step up so you can see yourself in the mirror! Now that you can reach the toothbrush you can learn to brush your teeth on your own. While you’re at it say ‘hi’ to that grown-up standing next to you.”

Article Number602.484.18

Product details

Anti-slip cover on top reduces the risk of slipping.

Anti-slip material on the underside makes the stool stand steady.

Made from harmless plastic, the same material used in baby bottles, disposable diapers and food boxes.


K Hagberg/M Hagberg

Article Number602.484.18
  • For children with a max. weight of 77 lbs.

  • Polypropylene, Synthetic rubber

    Wipe dry with a clean cloth.

    Wipe clean with a water dampened soft cloth and a mild non-abrasive dish detergent or soap, if necessary.

  • BPA (Bisphenol A) free

    IKEA has banned BPA (Bisphenol A) in plastic products in the children’s range (0-7 years) and in all food-contact products. IKEA phased out BPA in 2006.

    IKEA has strict requirements for the use of phthalates in all our products, and we have totally banned them in children’s and food-contact products.


Width: 14 5/8 "

Depth: 9 1/2 "

Height: 5 1/8 "

Max. load: 77 lb 3 oz

    Children's stoolArticle Number602.484.18

    Width: 10 ¼ "

    Height: 5 ¼ "

    Length: 14 ½ "

    Weight: 13 oz

    Package(s): 1


Kids liveSANDRAGreat product!5
Great for pooping on the toiletSchyleur S.Slap the baddass stool under your feet when you go doo doo and achieve the natural position for bowel movements. 10/10 recommend to speed up the hour long toilet breaks.5
Very sturdy . I boughtLipsitaVery sturdy . I bought it for my kids, sometimes I can stand on this stool. It works perfectly.5
Bought a foot stool forSusieBought a foot stool for my grandson & it's light-weight, well balanced, perfect for him.5
Great stoolPaulinePerfect for my little one to reach over the sink to wash hands or step up to grab things5
Very easy to use forREBECAVery easy to use for the little feet5
Not big enough. Needs toANGELANot big enough. Needs to be a little taller4
Great product at great priceNICOLEGreat product at great price5
Nice productPATRICIANice product5
It should come in differentNICOLASIt should come in different dot colors not only green,4
Solid step stoolPatsyGreat step stoll for my grandson. To wash his hands5
Easy to carryPAVITRAEasy to carry5
FunctionalDorisSo this a little smaller (it was indicated for children). It works fine as an inexpensive alternative to a foot rest at my computer desk.4
SturdyYacquelineThis little step stool checked all of the boxes on our list. It’s easy to clean, our child can pick it up easily and move it. Us adults have used it and it holds up great.5
ForsiktigSusanWorks perfectly5
Granddaughter HelperJERRYPerfect in the bathroom for our granddaughters! Sturdy and safe!5
ForsiktigDarleenThis is the right height and sturdiness for the price.5
Good for the priceVenkat M.Good for the price5
FlimsyMARIADONNANot as sturdy as it was past and the price has really gone up3
I use it for myselfKathleenI use it for myself in the kitchen5

Our take on plastic

Plastic is a key material for IKEA, and remains so going forward. It is strong, durable, lightweight and versatile. It is a main component in a large amount of our products and has a wide variety of applications from surface materials such as paint and foil, to screws and shelf pegs. There is a lot of valid concern regarding how plastic impacts the environment and at IKEA we take this very seriously. As part of our larger circular journey and transition from virgin fossil based material, we are working hard to change all plastic in our home furnishing products to plastic made from recycled and/or renewable raw materials.

Only recycled or renewable plastics

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Phasing out single-use plastics

Single-use plastic items pollute ecosystems if not disposed of responsibly. As part of our commitment to people and the planet, all single-use plastic products from the global home furnishing range were phased out in 2020. This includes items such as plates, cups, and plastic straws offered in our restaurants, bistros, and cafes. These were replaced by disposables made from 100% renewable sources.

PET and PP our most commonly used plastics

Polythylene terephthalate (PET) and Polypropylene (PP) are durable, hygienic and shatter-resistant plastics. They absorb very little water and have good chemical resistance. Both PET and PP can be reused and recycled, which reduces waste and gives the product several lives through use and reuse. PET is the most recycled plastic in the world and can be used for many different purposes such as plastic bottles and containers for packaging food and beverages as well as for personal care products, pharmaceuticals and many other consumer products. At IKEA we mainly use recycled PET in boxes, filling material for textiles and kitchen front foil. PET is approved by health-agencies as safe to use for food and beverage. IKEA uses recycled PET that is post-consumer based, which means it is based on collected and sorted PET bottles.

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Together, we can do more

Our journey towards only using recycled or renewable plastic will take some time and require new ways of doing things, but we are determined to take responsibility and find new solutions. We want to give our customers the possibility to choose products made from more sustainable materials that can be recycled again one day. Together, we can make a big difference!

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Function solution

Makes your child grow

With FÖRSIKTIG stool your child can reach things higher up, so they can help you out or do things on their own. The anti-slip surface also makes the stool soft and sturdy to stand on. Doing things like brushing their teeth by themselves and baking their own cake makes a child grow.

Designer thoughts

Designer thoughts

"Our basic idea with FÖRSIKTIG stool was to make it practical, easy to clean, attractive to look at, and worth its price. The soft, curved shape is very well suited to children's small feet. We used anti-slip protection on the bottom so the stool always stands steady, and on the top, too, so it isn't slippery. We even had the possibility to use two different colors, which makes the stool look more fun. And the price? Well, it couldn't be better."

Designers Knut Hagberg and Marianne Hagberg