The Swedish furniture retailer IKEA recalls a ceiling lamp in course of a safety measure. The glass shade may possibly fall off, posing the risk of a laceration hazard. Worldwide sales are affected.
Conshohocken (PA) – The recently launched recall campaign affects the “CALYPSO” ceiling light from furniture retailer IKEA. According to IKEA, customers have noticed that the installed glass screens of the ceiling lamp can detach and fall down, posing impact and laceration hazards. So far only one batch of the model “CALYPSO” is affected, which was sold after August 01 2016 but before July 2018.
It is strongly recommended to visit the IKEA website and read the published customer information. The local IKEA furniture stores offer all customers to replace the products of this batch, with manufacturing date codes between 1625 and 1744 (YYWW), free of charge. They can also request a full refund of the purchase price. A proof of purchase (receipt) is not required.
Currently affected model:
- IKEA Calypso ceiling light, manufacturing date codes between 1625 and 1744, sold from August 01 2016 until July 2018
In case you purchased and installed this product, please do not use the affected ceiling lamp anymore. This is for your own safety. IKEA outlines in the safety information how to dismantle the ceiling lamp properly. Other IKEA products are currently not affected by the recall.
For more information, call the IKEA Customer Service at 888-966-4532.
Reference: IKEA North America Services, LLC. November 2018.