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At the morning of 29 am, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Tuesday that IKEA has agreed to recall 29 million drawer cabinets in the United States,aluminum frame clothes drying rack which may have been turned over. Since 1989, the questionnaires have caused six children to die, 36 Children are injured. The recall involves a $ 8 million best-selling classic drawer cabinet called the Malm series, as well as 22 million other styles of children and adults with drawer cabinets. In addition, IKEA will recall 6.6 million drawer cabinets in Canada for the same problem.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said IKEA had previously received 41 reports of overturning accidents involving the Malm drawer cabinet,kids black outdoor bench which killed three children and injured 17 children. The specific reason for the recall is that, according to the US NBC News reported that in February this year in Minnesota, a 22-month-old child, because the mother did not look around, he was Malm six drawer cabinet dressing table overwhelmed Died on the ground.
But this tragedy has not happened for the first time. In February 2014, a two-year-old boy in Pennsylvania was overwhelmed by IKEA's Malm six drawers. Three months later in Washington, the tragedy was once again staged. "Murderer" or Malm, is only a three drawer cabinet, a 23-month-old child was pressed down, eventually died.
Both families launched a lawsuit against IKEA, saying the cabinet had a "defective and dangerous design" and should issue a warning. Parents said in the lawsuit,spiderman table and chair set IKEA did not provide a safe fixed device to the consumer to the fixed cabinet. In addition, IKEA also received another 41 cases involving other models of drawer cabin accident report, these accidents caused the other three children died, 19 children were injured. A survey by the US Consumer Protection Committee (CPSC) in 2013 shows that nearly 40,000 people are injured each year because of heavy objects falling, of which two-thirds are children under five years of age. In the 2000-2003 death cases, 84% were children younger than 10 years of age.