Toddler health

RECALL: Ikea Canada recalls PATRULL safety gates and extensions

Over 100,000 safety gate and extensions are being recalled due to a faulty locking mechanism.

By Today's Parent
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IKEA Canada has recalled their IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions due to a faulty locking mechanism which poses a falling hazard to children. Approximately 24,000 units of the recalled safety gates and safety gate extensions were sold in Canada, and approximately 81,000 units were sold in the United States, between 2001 and June 2016.

Here are the affected products:

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IKEA has received 46 reports of incidents related to the use of these products, including 6 injuries requiring medical attention. No incidents or injuries were reported in Canada.

What should you do?

If you have the recalled safety gates or safety gate extensions in your home, you should stop using them immediately and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase is not required by IKEA for this recall. For more information, consumers may contact IKEA Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-661-9807 or visit IKEA's website.

This article was originally published on Jun 30, 2016

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