IKEA recalls safety gates and safety gate extensions due to fall hazard

Posted at 7:10 AM, Jul 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-15 13:20:22-04

IKEA is recalling about 80,000 safety gates and safety gate extensions due to a fall hazard.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall involves IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions. The locking mechanism can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to children and other consumers.

Model and article number(s)

PATRULL safety gate – 702.390.98

PATRULL safety gate extension – 602.651.44

PATRULL FAST safety gate (white) – 700.377.26, 702.265.19

PATRULL FAST safety gate (beech wood) – 300.375.68, 700.989.51, 701.135.98, 901.919.53

PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gate – 302.265.21

PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gate extension – 302.651.45, 902.265.23

The gates were sold at IKEA stores and online from August 1995 through June 2016.

Consumers are asked to stop using the safety gates and safety gate extensions and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.

IKEA has received 55 reports of incidents worldwide, including 10 injuries that resulted in two concussions and cuts and bruising. 

According to the CPSC, the PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates were previously recalled in May 2015.



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