IKEA expands recall of junior beds

IKEA recalled about another 3,500 KRITTER and SNIGLAR junior beds because the metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frames can break in use, posing a laceration hazard.  In August 2013, 22,000 units were previously recalled for repair.

This recall expands the date code for SNIGLAR beds to 1049 to 1318. The beds measure about 65 inches long by 30 inches wide with a 22 to 26 inch high headboard. The SNIGLAR natural beech wood beds have a white painted fiberboard insert on the headboard and footboard of the bed. A label on the headboard or underside of the SNIGLAR bed has a date stamp of 1114 to 1318 (YYWW), a 500.871.66 model number, and 18157 supplier number.

IKEA has received one additional report from the UK of a metal rod on a SNIGLAR bed breaking. A child received a small scratch to the arm from the broken metal rod. For more information, go to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website.


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