IKEA HEMNES Bookcase & Cabinet Recall [Australia]


IKEA HEMNES Bookcase Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: IKEA Pty Limited, a Tempe, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of IKEA HEMNES Bookcases and Glass-Door Cabinets due to suspected component shrinkage and consequential risk of falling shelves, injury and property damage, all serious safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/Ukzt30pss7J

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/ikea-pty-limited-hemnes-bookcases-and-glass-door-cabinets

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Bookcase and Cabinet products are subject to this recall:

  • IKEA HEMNES Bookcases and Glass-Door Cabinets, consisting of solid timber bookcase and glass-doored cabinets with movable shelves and sold in various sizes and colours with one of the following product numbers 60245641, 40245637, 70245645, 80245635, 20245643, 00245639, 30245666, 90245668, 50245670, 60213584, 10213586, 70213588, 30213590, 90213592, 50213594, 50302415, 30302416, 70302419, 50302420 or 30302421.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Bookcase and Cabinet products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, IKEA HEMNES Bookcases and Glass-Door Cabinet’s shelves can shrink and move in a dry indoor climate. If this defect occurs, it can result in a shelf falling with a risk of injury from a falling shelf or an object falling off the shelf.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bookcases or Cabinets, please do not use them in your home or office without modification. Instead, customers who own a HEMNES Bookcase or Cabinet manufactured before 2017 can order replacement longer shelf support pins by contacting their closest IKEA store or the IKEA Customer Support Centre.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to properly lacerations and/or fractures.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous HEMNES Bookcase or Cabinet, please search for “bookcases” or more generically, “furniture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact IKEA Customer Support Centres on the numbers below from 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Sunday.

Vic/Tas: 03 8523 2154
ACT/NSW: 02 8020 6641
Qld/NT: 07 3380 6800
SA: 08 8154 4532
WA: 08 9201 4532

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Fall hazard, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by IKEA Pty Limited, please search for “IKEA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the HEMNES brand, please search for “HEMNES” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2019/17773
Recalls Direct RIN: 11992-2019
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe product you purchased in Australia [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.productsafety.gov.au/contact-us/for-consumers/report-an-unsafe-product
Search for a recalled product on the ACCC Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/browse-all-recalls

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