Wednesday, April 16, 2014   

Child’s tragic death in cot triggers Ikea recall of SMILA lamp in Hong Kong
(12-11 15:15)

Swedish flat pack furniture maker Ikea said today it is recalling the SMILA wall mounted lamp following reports of the death of a child who had become entangled in the cord. The child had been in a cot.
In a statement Ikea urged all customers who have a SMILA wall mounted lamp “to check immediately that the lamp and cord are out of reach of children when in a cot or playpen and securely fastened to the wall.
Loose lamp cords can present a strangulation hazard to infants and young children.’’
Ikea said it “received a report of a tragic accident where an infant in a cot died after becoming entangled in the cord of a SMILA wall mounted lamp.’’
Customers should contact customer service department or call customer services hotline on 3125 0818.They may also email:
Ikea said it will provide a repair kit.
Ikea also reminded customers that any corded product such as a window covering or blind can present a strangulation hazard. It advised buyers to keep cords out of reach of young children.—The Standard

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