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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

IKEA recalls infant bibs for choking hazard

By Colleen Kave, J.D.

Company has received two reports of snaps detaching from the bibs.

IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland, has recalled around 7,000 MATVRA infant bibs because the snap on the bibs can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 20-008, October 8, 2019).

Incidents and injuries. The firm has received two reports of the snaps on the bibs detaching. Neither incident occurred in the United States. No injuries have been reported.

Product description. This recall involves the MATVRA bibs for infants, sold in a two pack containing one blue and one red bib, each with a snap at the back of the neck. The blue bib has a green seam along the outside with white polka dots. The red bib has a yellow seam along the outside with red polka dots. "MATVRA," "IKEA," and the IKEA logo are printed on a white tag on the back of the bib.

These bibs, which were manufactured in Vietnam, were sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 2019 through September 2019 for about $2.

Remedy. Consumers should stop using the recalled bibs immediately and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page.

Companies: IKEA Supply AG

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