Consumers with chests and dressers manufactured prior to January 2002 will be eligible for a partial store credit. The recalled children’s chests and dressers are taller than 23.5 inches and adult chests and dressers are taller than 29.5 inches.Consumers can order a free wall-anchoring repair kit. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa., is announcing the recall of all chests and dressers that do not comply with the performance requirements of the U. The 29 million units of recalled chests and dressers include: MALM 3-drawer, 4-drawer, 5-drawer and three 6-drawer models and other children’s and adult chests and dressers.Consumers can install the kit themselves or IKEA will provide a one-time, free in-home installation service, upon request. The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children.Consumers can reorder the kits throughout the life of their chest and dresser. On July 22, 2015, CPSC and IKEA announced a repair program for the chests and dressers that included a free wall-anchoring repair kit for the MALM chests and dressers and other IKEA chests and dressers.Most popular toward the end of the 19th century, close-grained oak was often quarter-sawn, or cut to promote a particularly even grain, reducing the possibility of warping and increasing durability.Mahogany, teak and cherry also appear in old desks, but from 1900 on, most desks were oak.Units: About 8 million MALM chests and dressers and 21 million additional children’s and adult chests and dressers in the U. (In addition, 6.6 million were sold in Canada)Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at 866-856-4532 anytime or online at and click on Product Recall for more information on how to receive a refund or free wall-anchoring repair kit. Two tragic fatalities involving MALM chests and dressers occurred prior to the announcement of the repair program: Subsequent to the July 2015 announcement, CPSC and IKEA learned of additional tip-over incidents, including a February 2016 incident in which a 22-month-old boy from Apple Valley, Minn.
Centennial furniture was born in the traditions mentioned above debuting at the 1876 International Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.Contact IKEA for a choice between two options: refund or a free wall-anchoring repair kit.Consumers are entitled to a full refund for chests and dressers manufactured between January 2002 and June 2016.There was a nostalgia for the developing years of our country and the pieces became in high demand.This was in the midst of the Victorian Renaissance Revival styles mostly of walnut adorning the homes and parlors of the nation.