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Recall- IKEA—PATRULL, PATRULL KLAMMA, PATRULL FAST Safety Gates

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5 Jul 2016

Product Safety Australia have recalled the IKEA—PATRULL, PATRULL KLAMMA, PATRULL FAST Safety Gates due to a potential falling hazard.

The IKEA—PATRULL, PATRULL KLAMMA, PATRULL FAST Safety Gates were sold at IKEA stores in  the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia on the following dates:

  • 1st August 2014 - 16th June 2016
  • 1st August 2014 - 16th June 2016
  • 1st April 2012 - 16th June 2016
  • 1st April 2012 - 20th June 2016
  • 1st April 2012 - 20th June 2016
  • 1st February 2011 - 1st April 2012

The identifying features are as follows:

1. 30200489 PATRULL safety gate 55-89 white AP CN
2. 60247635 PATRULL safety ext gate 12-24 white AP CN
3. 10226522 PATRULL KLÄMMA safety ext gate 6.5-13 white AP CN
4. 70226524 PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gate 73-87 white AP CN
5. 90226518 PATRULL FAST safety gate 65-106.5 white AP CN
6. 20175602 PATRULL FAST safety gate 72.1-110.9 beech AP CN

The defect is that IKEA has received reports of children falling down stairs when the locking mechanism of the PATRULL gate has unexpectedly opened, due to the catch not returning to the correct position, and the user not being aware of this. 

The hazard is this poses a significant risk of injury for small children.

Consumers who have PATRULL safety gates should immediately stop using them, and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required for a full refund.

To view the product safety recall notice, click here.

Source: Product Safety Australia

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