HomeRecall categoriesElectricalIKEA—SMILA wall mounted lamp

IKEA—SMILA wall mounted lamp

PRA number: 2013/13898
Date published: 11th December 2013
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Product information

Product description

IKEA SMILA wall mounted lamp is a non-directional lamp with a covered light bulb

Identifying features

SMILA BAGGE wll lmp green AU 300-728-68
SMILA BLOMMA wll lmp light pink AU 000-979-45
SMILA HJÄRTA N wll lmp AU 702-145-78
SMILA MÅNE wll lmp 31x22 yellow AU 600-108-45
SMILA STJÄRNA wll lmp 28 blue AU 100-108-81

What are the defects?

It has been reported to IKEA that the lamp was involved in a strangulation incident because it was mounted above a cot where the cord was accessible to the child. The lamp is safe when the cord is mounted out of the reach of children.

What are the hazards?

Loose lamp cords can present a strangulation hazard to infants and young children. IKEA has recieved 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.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st April 1999 - 11th December 2013

Where the product was sold

  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Traders who sold this product

Exclusively at IKEA stores in QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and WA

Supplier

IKEA PTY LTD

Supplier's web site

http://www.ikea.com.au

What should consumers do?

IKEA urges all customers that have an IKEA SMILA wall mounted lamp to check immediately that the lamp and cord are out of the reach of children and securely fastened to the wall. Loose lamp cords can present a strangulation hazard to infants and young children.

Customers are asked to contact IKEA to receive a repair kit free of charge containing a warning label, safety instructions and self-adhesive fasteners for fixing the lamp cord to the wall.

Alternatively, consumers may return the product and receive a full refund of the purchase price.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Product Recall Ad QLD.pdf (560.4 KB) Product Recall Ad VIC.pdf (560.3 KB) Product Recall Ad NSW.pdf (101.3 KB) Recall Press Ad.pdf (185.1 KB) Recall Press Ad WA.pdf (195.9 KB)
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