IKEA has recalled their KRITTER and SNIGLAR Junior Beds as it was discovered that the metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break during normal use and the broken rod could expose sharp metal edges, presenting a laceration hazard.

PRA number: 2013/13698 Date published: 11th February 2014

Product description

KRITTER junior bed frame/guard rl 70×160 pine
SNIGLAR junior bed frame/guard rl 70×160 beech

Identifying features

20167541 KRITTER bed frm/guard rl 70×160 pine AP CN
70167671 SNIGLAR bed frm/guard rl 70×160 beech AP CN

*Please note updated range of affected products.*
The affected date stamps (yyww), 1114-1318 are extended with date stamps 1049-1113.

What are the defects?

The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break during normal use.

What are the hazards?

A broken rod could expose sharp metal edges, presenting a laceration hazard.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st April 2011 – 31st May 2013

Where the product was sold

  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Traders who sold this product

Exclusively at IKEA stores in QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and WA

Supplier

IKEA

Supplier’s web site

http://www.IKEA.com.au

What should consumers do?

IKEA kindly asks customers who have a KRITTER or SNIGLAR junior bed to immediately check the date stamp located either on the headboard or the underside of the bed. If you have an affected unit please contact IKEA for a repair kit free of charge.

For more information, please visit IKEA.com.au or contact IKEA on: Homebush Bay, NSW (02) 8002 0400
Tempe, NSW (02) 8020 6641

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