What should you do if you have a recalled chair?
A safety notice issued by Health Canada warns people about a brand of swivel chair, stating that there is a risk of falls and injury.
According to Health Canada, several batches of Ikea’s Odger Swivel Chair in anthracite are being recalled due to a “fall hazard” issue.
The recalled products were sold with a previous date stamp and included 2221 (22 stands for year and 21 stands for week the product was manufactured).
The affected products feature height-adjustable and swivel-mounted round backrest and bowl-shaped seats, with article number 20395270, according to a Health Canada press release released Wednesday.
Health Canada says the chair is also made in white, but these colors do not pose the same danger and have not been recalled.
As of December 19, Ikea has not received any reports of falls or injuries in Canada, but there have been 19 reports of star support falling off and 5 reports of injuries. has been recorded worldwide.
According to Ikea data, 3,302 units of the affected product made in Italy were sold in Canada between October 2019 and December 2022.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF THERE IS A RETURNED PRODUCT?
Health Canada urges people to immediately stop using the recalled chair and return the product to Ikea stores nationwide for a refund. No receipt is required for this refund.
Those who need more information regarding the product can contact Ikea.
Health Canada has also asked Canadians to report any health or safety incidents associated with the use of this product.
Reporting for this story was paid for through the Meta-funded Afghan Journalists Project in Residence.