IKEA withdraws more than 1.5 million unsafe dressers in China

The Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA will recall 1.66 million cabinets and drawers in China, reports Reuters. We are talking about furniture, which can be dangerous for children if it does not attach to the wall.

About the recall said in a statement on the website of the Main Department of the PRC for quality control, inspection and quarantine (AQSIQ). It will affect bedside tables and chests of drawers Malm series produced between 1990 and 2016.

As noted by Reuters, IKEA has taken the decision to withdraw after the news Agency, Xinhua, criticized the company for failing to take responsibility for the problem of dangerous for kids dressers. Last Thursday, the Swedish manufacturer said that the recall of more than 35 million of the chests in North America will not be distributed in China.

In the past month alone in the U.S., IKEA has decided to recall 29 million drawers in the Malm series. 2014 aware of at least three deaths of young children from falling not attached to the wall furniture. As writes Reuters, referring to the six such incidents in North America.

In June, IKEA also announced the recall of protective gate Patrull. The reason for this decision was the name of the message buyers about the unexpected opening of the gate that led to the fall of the children from the stairs.