TORONTO, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - IKEA has announced a recall on the RUND
handmade glass mug. There have been no reported cases of injury in
Canada. Globally, IKEA has received twelve reports of RUND glass mugs
that have broken in use. Five of the reports stated that minor injury
On receiving reports with glass breakage, IKEA began a full
investigation, which revealed variations in glass thickness. As a
precautionary measure IKEA has therefore decided to recall RUND glass
mugs on all markets.
At IKEA, the safety and security of our customers and co-workers is a
top priority. Therefore, IKEA recommends all customers concerned return
the RUND glass mug for a full refund.
Name of product: RUND glass mug (2-pack glass mugs in three sizes)
Article Numbers: 301-551-37, 301-496-79 and 501-496-78
Description: A handmade double walled glass mug
Units Sold: 2870 pieces in Canada. Worldwide, 128,000 pieces sold since October
2009. Product was discontinued in March, 2010
Hazard: RUND glass mugs have broken in use
Incidents/Injuries: There have been no reported injuries in Canada.
Sold at: IKEA stores in Canada from October 2009 to March 2010
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled RUND glass mug 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
SOURCE IKEA Canada
For further information:
Public Relations Manager