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Product name Childrens and adult chests and dressers
Description This recall reannouncement involves MALM and other IKEA chests and dressers that do not comply with the requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14). The recalled childrens and adult chests and dressers include the MALM 3-drawer, 4-drawer, 5-drawer and three 6-drawer models and other non-MALM models. The recalled childrens chests and dressers are taller than 23.5 inches; recalled adult chests and dressers are taller than 29.5 inches. 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. RECALLED MALM CHESTS AND DRESSERS - Names - Sold Dates (Measurements) MALM 3 - 10/2002 to 6/2016 (31 x 18⅞ x 30), MALM 4 - 6/2002 to 6/2016 (31 x 18⅞ x 39), MALM 5 - 10/2002 to 4/2006 (157/8 x 19 x 481/4"), MALM 6 - 6/2002 to 6/2016 (31 x 18⅞ x 48⅜), MALM 6 LONG - 11/2002 to 6/2016 (63 x 18⅞ x 30), and MALM 6 - 4/2006 to 6/2016 (153/4 x 191/8 x 483/8"). 
Problem The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children. 
Distribution IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.IKEA.com for between $70 and $200. Other chests and dressers subject to this recall were sold between approximately 1985 and June 2016. 
Company IKEA 866-856-4532; web site www.IKEA-USA.com 
Dates sold January 2002 through June 2016 
Date posted 11/22/2017 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's news release at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/IKEA-Reannounces-Recall-of-MALM-and-Other-Models-of-Chests-and-Dressers-Due-to-Serious-Tip-over-Hazard 
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