Ikea Canada recalls fishing game sets due to choking hazard
Ikea Canada is recalling a children’s fishing tackle set, saying it poses a choking hazard.
The recall affects the fishing game BLÅVINGAD with article number 105396622. These products were sold between October 2022 and March 2023. Health Canada said a small metal stud was inside the piece of wood. of the game may detach, creating a choking hazard.
“Safety is IKEA’s top priority and we are therefore taking precautions and recalling the multicolored BLÅVINGAD fishing game, due to the potential choking hazard,” the company said in a statement. Tuesday’s press release. “IKEA develops its products using a rigorous program of testing and risk assessment, to ensure that products comply with all applicable laws and standards in the markets where they are sold. .”
Ikea Canada says 2,188 copies of the fishing game have been sold in Canada. No injuries have been reported in Canada or anywhere in the world, but Health Canada says there have been four reports of metal studs dislodging from customers in the European Union. Europe.
Customers who purchased the affected products are asked to return the game set to any Ikea store for a full refund. No invoice or proof of purchase is required.