Recall: IKEA Sundvik baby change table due to fall risk

IKEA Sundvik Changing table/chest of drawers in white and grey-brown.
IKEA Sundvik Changing table/chest of drawers in white and grey-brown. Photo: IKEA

The popular IKEA Sunvik baby change table and drawers is the subject of an urgent worldwide product recall, with the company urging 'customers to follow the assembly instructions due to fall risk.'

In a statement on the Australian website, IKEA says it will provide customers with the fittings to secure the furniture.

"IKEA urges all customers that have a SUNDVIK changing table/chest of drawers to secure the folding part with the safety locking fittings provided. If these fittings are lost or misplaced, please contact IKEA to receive new fittings free of charge."

sundvik
sundvik Photo: IKEA

Product recall details

Defect:

IKEA has received three reports of incidents where the foldable part has come loose and children have fallen off the changing table. In these incidents the safety locking fittings were not used according to the assembly instructions. 

Hazard:

Risk of injury from falling off the change table.

What to do:

IKEA urges all customers that have a SUNDVIK changing table/chest of drawers to secure the folding part with the safety locking fittings provided. The folding part should be locked in place the whole time that the product is used as a change table.

When child is past the nappy stage the product may be locked in place as a chest of drawers. If these fittings have been lost or misplaced, please contact IKEA to receive new fittings free of charge. 

Contact details:

For more information, please visit www.IKEA.com.au/recalls or phone IKEA on:

ACT/NSW – 02 8020 6641

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Queensland – 07 3380 6800

Victoria/Tasmania – 03 8523 2154

Adelaide – 08 8154 4532

Perth – 08 9201 4532