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Tipped Ikea “Malm” Dresser Causes Eighth Known Toddler Death

eighth toddler dies from tipped over ikea malm dresserAnother toddler has died after being crushed by a tipped over Ikea “Malm” dresser. The design has been found to be unstable and has killed at least seven other toddlers.

The victims this time are two-year-old Jozef Dudek and his family. An attorney representing the Dudeks in their lawsuit against Ikea says that Jozef’s untimely death was “completely avoidable” and that Ikea’s recall has been “poorly ...

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Third Death Leads to Recall of Ikea’s MALM Dressers

ikea to recall 29 million malm dressersIkea announced a recall of its MALM dressers and other popular models on June 28 following the death of a third toddler earlier this year. According to the recall notice issued by the furniture giant, “the recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children.” The notice goes ...

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Another Toddler Dies in Ikea “Malm” Dresser Tip-over

toddler dead in ikea malm tipoverWhen people think about Ikea they think about flat boxes of furniture waiting to be assembled, meatballs, and cinnamon rolls. Stores are full of brightly colored items, minimal and modern, designed to look good in a living room or a dorm room. Giant posters detail the company’s efforts to conserve natural resources and give back to the community.

A series of recalls, lawsuits, and deaths attributed to Ikea’s products, however, has tarnished ...

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IKEA Announces Repairs Required for “MALM” Dressers after 5 Deaths

ikea advises securing MALM chests to walls after child deathsAccording to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), IKEA North America is providing free repair kits to consumers who bought certain chests and drawers. The affected furniture is prone to tipping over if not anchored to a wall, and has already resulted in the deaths of two children.

Specifically, wall-anchoring kits are being offered to customers who bought MALM three- and four-drawer chests, two types ...

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