The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with IKEA North America Service, of Conshohocken, Pa., announced a voluntary recall of about 58,000 BUSA children's folding tents; 51,000 in the United States and 7,000 in Canada.
Hazard: The steel wire frame of the tent can break, producing sharp wire ends that can protrude through the tent fabric, posing a laceration or puncture hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Three incidents were reported, including one injury. No incidents were reported in the US or Canada.
Description: This recall involves a cube-shaped children's folding tent with model number 90192009. The brand name BUSA and IKEA and the model number are printed on a sewn-in label attached to an interior seam in the tent. The tent frame is made of flat steel wire and the tent material is pale green polyester fabric with turquoise, pink and white trim. The tent's dimensions are: L 28 1/4, W 28 1/4, H 28 1/4.
Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from August 2011 through September 2011 for about $8.
Manufactured in: Vietnam
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take it away from children and return it to their nearest IKEA store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website at http://www.ikea-usa.com.
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1434.