IKEA Canada Voluntarily Recalls a limited number of PAX AURLAND Wardrobe Glass Mirror Doors

BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - While there have been no reports of injury in Canada, IKEA Canada has initiated a voluntary recall today on a limited number of the PAX AURLAND Wardrobe Glass Mirror Doors. The large mirror can detach and fall, creating sharp shards when it breaks.

At IKEA, the safety and security of our customers and co-workers is a top priority.  IKEA asks that all customers with a PAX AURLAND mirror door from supplier #12650 immediately contact IKEA at 1-800-661-9807 to arrange for a free replacement door.

Name of product: PAX AURLAND wardrobe glass mirror door

Units: 1608 pieces in Canada

Distributor: IKEA

Hazard:  The large mirror can detach and fall, creating sharp shards when it breaks.  The mirror is heavy and combined with the risk of breaking it poses a hazard to users.

Incidents/Injuries: IKEA has received fourteen reports of incidents with detached mirrors.  One of the incidents resulted in a minor injury.

Description:  This recall involves the PAX AURLAND wardrobe glass mirror door, model number 101-604-51.  PAX AURLAND, IKEA, the supplier number (12650) and date stamp (YYWW) is printed on the rear mirror door, lower edge.

Sold exclusively at: IKEA from August 2009 through September 2011 for $90.00.

Manufactured in: Sweden

Remedy:  Contact IKEA for a free replacement door

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (800) 661-9807 or visit www.IKEA.ca


For further information:

Media Contact:

Madeleine Löwenborg-Frick
Public Relations Manager
IKEA Canada
905-637-9440 x6378

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