IKEA North America Services of Conshohocken, Pa., is recalling about 108,000 safety gates and safety gate extensions in the U.S. and Canada.
The locking mechanism can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to children and other consumers.
The company has received 55 reports of incidents worldwide, including 10 injuries that resulted in two concussions, and cuts and bruising. Four of the incidents were reported in the U.S. -- two resulting in cuts and bruising to children.
This recall involves IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions (The PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates were previously recalled in May 2015).
The gates and gate extensions are white, made of beech wood or steel and plastic. The pressure-mounted gates open both inward and outward. They measure about 28 ¾ inches high with an adjustable width from about 28 ¾ inches to 34 ¼ inches.
The gate extensions measure about 28 ¾ inches high with an adjustable width from about 2 ½ inches to 5 inches.
A permanent label is attached to the metal bar at the bottom of the safety gate containing “IKEA” and the article number.
Gates with the following article numbers are being recalled:
The gates and extensions, manufactured in Denmark, were sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 1995, through June 2016, for between $10 and $60.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the safety gates and safety gate extensions and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.
Consumers may contact IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link on the top or bottom of the page for more information.