Shopping for baby stuff for expectant parents can be stressful due to the variety of options to choose from. Baby’s crib is one of the big items as infant would spend most of time, at least for first few months, on the crib. Also, crib could be one of the most expensive items on your shopping list. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada recalled IKEA SNIGLAR brand cribs and urged parents to immediately stop using them. The reason for ban was given to be entrapment and suffocation, if mattress support detaches.
Which crib from IKEA was recalled?
IKEA SNIGLAR full-size cribs with model number 60091931 were recalled by the US and Canada. This crib has been in market from October 2005 to July 2010.
What was main reason for recall of IKEA crib?
IKEA crib includes for bolts that secure the mattress support. The bolts may not be long enough to support the mattress and collapse.
How many incidences have been reported from IKEA crib?
There has not a single incidence reported from the IKEA crib, but parents are advised to inspect the crib whether the mattress support bolts extend through the nut. If not, consumers should contact IKEA for a free repair kit.
It is somewhat surprising to me that the IKEA crib has been around for more than five years and...
no incidence of collapse has happened due to this deficiency. How did IKEA or health authorities find out about the problem? It is not surprising the health agencies in US and Canada issued a recall as incidence rate from crib are as high as 26 children per day in the US to emergency rooms. Make sure that the crib your baby is sleeping in, is safe.