The recalledMALM chests and dressers were manufactured and sold through June 2016 and include the 3-drawer, 4-drawer, 5-drawer and 6-drawer models. Daniel says that the family is "absolutely distraught" to have lost their little boy, especially in such a tragic and unnecessary way.
Still, in February 2016, another 22-month-old boy was crushed after the dresser fell on him. Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers after six children were killed when the furniture toppled over and fell on them. The furniture has a proclivity to tip over if it isn't secured properly to a wall.
"IKEA urges all consumers to securely attach chests to the wall with the hardware included in every IKEA chest of drawers package", the company said in a statement, NPR reported.
"Our hearts go out to the affected family, and we offer our honest condolences during this most hard time". Those who choose to keep the dresser can request that IKEA install a free wall anchoring kit, or they can install it on their own. The evidence developed in the cases showed that IKEA had been aware of other deaths and injuries arising from furniture tip-overs that failed to meet minimum safety standards, but nevertheless refused to re-design its furniture products to be more stable and tip-resistant.
According to ABC, a tentative $50 million settlement is in the works for three previous deaths when the dresser flipped over on toddlers.
Nancy Cowles, executive director of the non-profit Kids In Danger, told ABC News that only about three percent of all customers that purchased these defective items even came in for the refund or kit.
The recall, which only applies to customers in the US and Canada, impacted several types of Ikea chests and dressers, including the Malm line.
"We have to do better, because these are just ticking land mines in a child's bedroom", she said. Millions of the Sweedish retailer's unsteady dressers were recalled due to the possibility of deadly tipping accidents.
Ikea recalled the dresser past year. According to the CPSC, "unstable and unsecured TVs and large pieces of furniture kill a child every two weeks, on average", and send approximately 38,000 people to emergency rooms every year, two-thirds of whom are children under the age of five.
"The true tragedy is there might be more of these in the future", Mann said.
According to a report by the CPSC, a child is injured every 24 minutes and one child dies every two weeks in the USA due to furniture or TVs tipping over on them.
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