IKEA recalls ATTJO bat cape due to risk of strangulation

The fabric hook and loop fastener at the neck of the bat cape may not detach readily during use, posing a risk of strangulation to consumers.

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Safety Commission, IKEA announced on April 6th, 2016 a voluntary recall of the LATTJO bat cape. The fabric hook and loop fastener at the neck of the bat cape may not detach readily during use, posing a risk of strangulation to consumers. IKEA has not identified any reports of permanent injury, or any incident reports in the United States. IKEA is conducting this voluntary recall to help prevent injuries.

Please immediately take the LATTJO bat cape away from children and return it to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) isnot required.

The LATTJO bat cape was sold in US stores and online between November 2015 and February 2016 for $12.99.

For more information, please visit www.IKEA-usa.com or contact IKEA toll-free (888) 966-4532.

IKEA apologizes for any inconvenience. We appreciate your cooperation.

Press Contact Information
USA CORPORATE PUBLIC RELATIONS
Mona Astra Liss
1-610-834-0180 x 5852
USA PRODUCT PUBLIC RELATIONS
Janice Simonsen
1-610-834-0180 x 6349
USA EXPANSION
Joseph Roth
1-610-834-0180 x 6500

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IKEA recalls ATTJO bat cape due to risk of strangulation

IKEA recalls ATTJO bat cape due to risk of strangulation