IKEA Canada Announces Voluntary Recall of LEOPARD Children's High Chair

TORONTO, Dec. 22 /CNW/ - IKEA Canada has announced a voluntary recall on the LEOPARD Children's High Chair. Snap locks that secure the seat to the frame can break, posing fall and choking hazards to children. There have been no reported incidents in Canada. IKEA is asking customers who have the LEOPARD Children's High Chair to stop using the high chair immediately and bring the seat and frame back the Returns & Exchange department at any IKEA store for a full refund.

    
    Name of product:      LEOPARD Children's High Chair
    Units Sold:           92 pieces in Canada - 5,474 pieces world wide since
                          October 2009
    Distributor:          IKEA
    Hazard:               Snap locks that secure the seat to the frame can
                          break, posing fall and choking hazards to children.
    Incidents/Injuries:   There have been no reported incidents in Canada.
    Description:          The frame of the high chair comes in black or
                          white. The seat of the high chair comes in red,
                          black, white or transparent grey.
    Sold at:              IKEA stores in Canada from October 2009 through to
                          early December 2009 for $79.99
    Manufactured in:      Italy
    Remedy:               Consumers should immediately stop using the
                          recalled LEOPARD Children's High Chair and return
                          it to any IKEA store in Canada to obtain a full
                          refund.
    Consumer Contact:     For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free
                          at (800) 661-9807 or visit www.IKEA.ca.
    

SOURCE IKEA Canada

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Madeleine Löwenborg-Frick, Public Relations Manager, IKEA Canada, Madeleine.lowenborg-frick@ikea.com, (905) 637-9440 x6378


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