Product Recall: IKEA Children’s Bed Canopies

by | Apr 23, 2014 | Product Recalls |

There have been nine reports worldwide of children getting entangled in the bed canopies, including one in the U.S. involving a 7-month-old girl who pulled the canopy’s fabric into her crib and wrapped it around her neck several times. The canopy’s fabric may pose a strangulation hazard to children.

canopy net in blue

IKEA warns purchasers to immediately stop using the recalled children’s bed canopies and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. The canopy was sold in IKEA stores nationwide and online at from August 1996 through March 2014 for between $10 and $30. Approximately 2.6 million were sold worldwide with nearly 255,000 in the United States and 7,000 in Canada.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at

Written by James P. Nevin 

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