Health Canada has recalled IKEA junior beds including KRITTER and SNIGLAR models with a guard rail on one side with model numbers
600.904.70 (KRITTER) and 500.871.66 (SNIGLAR).
The metal rod that connects the guard rail to the bed frame can break, posing a laceration hazard.
One incident of the metal rod on the beds breaking has been reported in Canada and another in the United States, though no injuries occurred.
Customers are advised to contact IKEA Canada toll-free at 1-800-661-9807 or visit their local IKEA store to obtain a free repair kit. Further information can be found online at IKEA's website.
From 2008 to May 2013, approximately 4,569 KRITTER beds and from 2005 to May 2013, 13,333 SNIGLAR beds were sold at IKEA stores across Canada, and approximately 22,000 in the U.S.