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Product name Childrens and adult chests and dressers
Description The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa., is announcing the recall of all chests and dressers that do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14). The recalled childrens chests and dressers are taller than 23.5 inches and adult chests and dressers are taller than 29.5 inches. The 29 million units of recalled chests and dressers include: MALM 3-drawer, 4-drawer, 5-drawer and three 6-drawer models and other childrens and adult chests and dressers. The MALM chests and dressers are constructed of particleboard or fiberboard and are white, birch (veneer), medium brown, black-brown, white stained oak (veneer), oak (veneer), pink, turquoise, grey, grey-turquoise, lilac, green, brown stained ash (veneer), and black. A 5-digit supplier number, 4-digit date stamp, IKEA logo, country of origin and MALM are printed on the underside of the top panel or inside the side panel. Names  Measurements (Sold Dates) - MALM 3 - 31 x 18⅞ x 30 (10/2002 to 6/2016,) MALM 4 - 31 x 18⅞ x 39 (6/2002 to 6/2016,) MALM 5 - 157/8 x 19 x 481/4" (10/2002 to 4/2006,) MALM 6 - 31 x 18⅞ x 48⅜ (6/2002 to 6/2016,) MALM 6 LONG - 63 x 18⅞ x 30 (11/2002 to 6/2016) and MALM 6 - 153/4 x 191/8 x 483/8" (4/2006 to 6/2016.) 
Problem The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children 
Distribution The recalled MALM chests were sold for between $70 and $200. 
Company IKEA 866-856-4532 ; website www.IKEA-USA.com/recallchestsanddressers or www.IKEA-USA.com 
Dates sold 2002 through June 2016 
Date posted 06/29/2016 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission news release at www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/IKEA-Recalls-29-Million-MALM-and-Other-Models-of-Chests-and-Dressers/ 
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