As part of a 2016 recall of 17.3 million units, Ikea pulled about half its bureaus off the market and said they did not meet the industrys safety standard, including the popular, low-cost Malm line.
Is IKEA Malm dresser discontinued?
Ikea has announced it has stopped selling the Malm dresser, one of its most-popular, and is recalling millions the items in North America after the deaths of six children in the United States.
Are Malm drawers recalled in UK?
The Swedish company is not recalling the products in Britain, and has instead told consumers to ensure theyre fixed to the wall. Children have died when the Malm furniture tipped over, but its safe when fixed to a wall, IKEA says.
Will Ikea pick up recalled dresser?
Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest or dresser that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it in an area that children cannot access. IKEA will pick up the recalled dressers free of charge or provide a one-time, free in-home wall-anchoring service for consumers upon request.
Is IKEA Malm safe?
Following an Additional Child Fatality, IKEA Recalls 29 Million MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard; Consumers Urged to Anchor Chests and Dressers or Return.
Are IKEA Malm drawers safe?
“IKEA chests of drawers are safe when anchored to the wall per the assembly instructions, using the tip over restraint provided with the product. We have no information of any tip over incidents with a properly anchored chest of drawer.
How do I know if my IKEA dresser is recalled?
If you have any questions about whether your chest or dresser is included in the recall, You can contact IKEA by emailing email@example.com or by calling 1-866-856-4532.
Why is Ikea out of all dressers?
IKEA Reannounces Recall of MALM and Other Chests and Dressers Due to Serious Tip-over Hazard. Hazard: The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children.
Do IKEA dressers tip-over?
IKEA believes that the risk of tip-over incidents is reduced when chests of drawers and other select clothing storage units are properly attached to the wall. Virtually all dressers have the potential to tip, but Ikeas have proved particularly hazardous, a USA TODAY investigation found.