IKEA recall: More than 25,000 mirrors could fall, injuring consumers

IKEA recall More than 25000 mirrors could fall injuring consumersplay

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IKEA is recalling more than 25,000 mirrors sold in the United States and Canada because they could fall and break, potentially harming consumers.

The IKEA LETTAN mirrors — about 14,600 sold in the U.S. and 10,500 in Canada — have plastic fittings that attach the mirror to the wall and can break, causing the mirror to fall, “posing a risk of injury to consumers,” the company said continue his website.

According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, around 22,400 of the mirrors were recalled as early as March 2023.

IKEA has received more than 65 reports about the mirrors worldwide, including 56 as part of the previous recall, the agency said, and no injuries have been reported.

The recalled mirrors were sold in U.S. stores and online for about $29.99 to $55.99 between December 2019 and June 2023, the retailer said. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mirrors and contact IKEA to order replacement wall hardware free of charge.

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Which IKEA mirrors have been recalled due to possible risk of injury?

The recalls affect all sizes of LETTAN flat mirrors, which were frameless, approximately 38 inches tall and sold in widths of 23, 31, 39 and 47 inches.

The recall announcement states that the mirrors have a date stamp before and including 2105 (YYWW) and a date stamp before and including 2325 (YYWW); The first two digits represent the year and the last two digits represent the week of manufacture. The date stamp is on the back of the mirror, the supplier number is 21944. The following LETTAN mirrors (listed by size and item number) have been recalled:

  • LETTAN Mirror – 23⅝ in. x 37¾ in.; Item number: 804.353.05
  • LETTAN Mirror – 31½” x 37¾”; Item number: 804.353.10
  • LETTAN Mirror – 39⅜ in. x 37¾ in.; Item number: 604.352.69
  • LETTAN Mirror – 47¼” x 37¾”; Item number: 304.353.03

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What should I do if IKEA recalls a mirror?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mirrors and contact IKEA to order replacement wall hardware free of charge. Instructions on how to safely disassemble the mirror can be found on the IKEA website. Customers can also return the mirror to any IKEA store for a full refund. According to the CPSC, proof of purchase (receipt) is not required to receive a full refund.

Customers can call IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET, or contact the company online at www.ikea.com/us/en/customer-service/product-support/recalls Visit www.ikea .com/us/en and click “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Originally posted 2023-11-12 02:50:19.