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IKEA Recalls Track Lighting System Due to Electric Shock Hazard




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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
June 29, 2012 | 1616 views | Post a comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: IKEA 365 + SÄNDA track, 28" and 45"

Units: About 5,000 in the United States (and about 97,000 worldwide)

Importer: IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Hazard: The ground connection in the track is defective, posing an electric shock hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: This recall involves white, straight track systems used to hold and power light fixtures. The recalled tracks are model numbers 00149242 and 10149246, supplier number 21338 and date stamp 1134 through 1213. The brand name IKEA, 365+ SÄNDA, supplier number and date stamp are printed on a white label attached to the side of the track. The recalled tracks are 28" and 45" long.

Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from September 2011 through March 2012 from $15 to $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the track and return it to any IKEA store for a replacement unit or a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.ikea-usa.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12210.html
 
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