IKEA Recalls Over 800,000 Three-Drawer Chests
IKEA recently issued a recall of over 820,000 KULLEN 3-drawer chests because of the potential of a tip-over or entrapment hazard. According to the recall notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, "IKEA has received six reports of tip-over incidents involving KULLEN 3-drawer chests that were not anchored to the wall, including one report involving a minor cut and one report involving minor cuts and bruises."
Here are the specifics of the 3-drawer chests that are being recalled:
- The KULLEN 3-drawer chest is 28 3/8 inches tall, sold in black-brown or birch colors, and weighing approximately 45 pounds.
- The article numbers for the KULLEN 3-drawer chest are 600-930-58 (birch), 501-637-54 (black-brown), and 803-221-34 (black-brown).
- A 5-digit supplier number, 4-digit date stamp, IKEA logo, country of origin and “KULLEN” are printed on the underside of the top panel or inside the side panel.
- They were sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from April 2005 to December 2019 for about $60.
The recall says that if you have one of these products, you should immediately "stop using the KULLEN 3-drawer chest if it's not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access." You can call IKEA’s toll-free recall hotline at 888-966-4532 or go online to www.IKEA-USA.com/secureit for more information on how to receive a refund or a free wall-anchoring repair kit. Click here for more info.