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IKEA expands recall of crib mattresses due to risk of entrapment

Source: CPSC Source: CPSC
Source: CPSC Source: CPSC
Source: CPSC Source: CPSC
Source: CPSC Source: CPSC
Source: CPSC Source: CPSC

DETAILS: The recall involves IKEA SULTAN and VYSSA crib mattresses with the following model names: SULTAN BLUNDA, SULTAN DRÖMMA, SULTAN SNARKA, SULTAN SUSSA, VYSSA VACKERT, VYSSA VINKA, VYSSA SPELEVINK, VYSSA SLÖA and VYSSA SLUMMER. The recalled mattresses are 52 inches long and 27 ½ inches wide and were manufactured on May 4, 2014 or earlier. An identification label attached to the mattress cover has the date of manufacture in Month-DD-YY format or YY-WW format and the SULTAN or VYSSA model name. In the YY-WW format, mattresses with a date code of 14-18 or earlier are being recalled.

WHY: The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.

INCIDENTS: Two reports of infants becoming entrapped between the mattress and an end of the crib. The children were removed from the gap without injury.

HOW MANY: About 300,000. Previously, about 169,000 VYSSA crib mattresses were recalled in January 2015. This expansion includes about 131,000 SULTAN crib mattresses.

FOR MORE: Call IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime visit at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Product Recall near the bottom of the page for more information.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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