Tomorrow Ikea will reportedly announce a recall of over 27 million Malm dressers. The MALM chests and dressers are constructed of particleboard or fiberboard and are white, birch (veneer), medium brown, black-brown, white stained oak (veneer), oak (veneer), pink, turquoise, grey, grey-turquoise, lilac, green, brown stained ash (veneer), and black. Let Ikea anchor the dresser to your wall for you. • February 2014: A 2-year-old boy from West Chester, Pa. died after an unanchored MALM 6-drawer chest tipped over fatally pinning him against his bed. MALM 3 Drawer Chest 31½” x 18⅞” x 30¾” Sold dates: 10/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 4 Drawer Chest31½” x 18⅞” x 39½”Sold dates: 6/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 5 Drawer Chest15 7/8” x 19” x 48 1/4"Sold dates: 10/2002 to 4/2006, MALM 6 Drawer Chest31½” x 18⅞” x 48⅜”Sold dates: 6/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 6 Drawer Dresser 63” x 18⅞” x 30¾”Sold dates: 11/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 6 Drawer Chest with mirror15 3/4” x 19 1/8” x 48 3/8"Sold dates: 4/2006 to 6/2016. Sold at: IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.IKEA.com from January 2002 through June 2016 for between $70 and $200. IKEA also received 41 reports of tip-overs involving chests and dressers other than MALMs, resulting in the deaths of three children and 19 injuries to children: In July 1989, a 20-month-old girl from Mt. Vernon, Va. died after an unanchored GUTE 4-drawer chest tipped over and pinned her against the footboard of a youth bed. MALM 3 Drawer Chest 31½” x 18⅞” x 30¾” Sold dates: 10/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 4 Drawer Chest31½” x 18⅞” x 39½”Sold dates: 6/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 5 Drawer Chest15 7/8” x 19” x 48 1/4"Sold dates: 10/2002 to 4/2006, MALM 6 Drawer Chest31½” x 18⅞” x 48⅜”Sold dates: 6/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 6 Drawer Dresser 63” x 18⅞” x 30¾”Sold dates: 11/2002 to 6/2016, MALM 6 Drawer Chest with mirror15 3/4” x 19 1/8” x 48 3/8"Sold dates: 4/2006 to 6/2016. The recalled children’s and adult chests and dressers include the MALM 3-drawer, 4-drawer, 5-drawer and three 6-drawer models and other non-MALM models. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. The recalled children’s chests and dressers are taller than 23.5 inches; recalled adult chests and dressers are taller than 29.5 inches. None of the chests or dressers in the above-listed incidents had been anchored to the wall. A 5-digit supplier number, 4-digit date stamp, IKEA logo, country of origin and “MALM” are printed on the underside of the top panel or inside the side panel. Consumers should move any unanchored chests and dressers into storage or other areas where they cannot be accessed by children until the chests and dressers are properly anchored to the wall or removed from the home. In June 2014, a 23-month-old boy from Snohomish, Wash. died after he became trapped beneath a 3-drawer MALM chest that tipped over. The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children. Vernon, Va. died after an unanchored GUTE 4-drawer chest tipped over and pinned her against the footboard of a youth bed.In March 2002, a 2½-year-old boy from Cranford, N.J. died after an unanchored RAKKE 5-drawer chest tipped over and fatally pinned him to the floor.In October 2007, a 3-year-old girl from Chula Vista, Calif. died after a KURS 3-drawer chest tipped over and fatally pinned her to the floor. Most recently, CPSC has identified and provided to IKEA a fourth report of a fatality that reportedly occurred in September 2011. As part of the recall, IKEA is offering refunds or a free wall-anchoring kit. Have Ikea come out to your home and take the dresser away for you. About U.S. CPSC: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission. Importer: IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland (May 2009 – present) and predecessors to IKEA Supply AG (1985 – May 2009). IKEA will reportedly stop selling the MALM dresser after three children died in recent tip-over accidents. Following an Additional Child Fatality, IKEA Recalls 29 Million MALM and Other Models of Chests, https://www.ikea.com/us/en/customer-service/product-support/recalls/, http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59040r-eng.php. Most of the non-MALM chests and dressers included in this recall are listed on the IKEA website at https://www.ikea.com/us/en/customer-service/product-support/recalls/. About U.S. CPSC:The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission. It is unknown whether the dresser was anchored or not. The IKEA website uses cookies, which make the site simpler to use. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC and IKEA are urging consumers to inspect their recalled IKEA chests and dressers to ensure that they are properly anchored to the wall. The Problems With Wall Anchoring Description: This recall reannouncement involves MALM and other IKEA chests and dressers that do not comply with the requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14). Consumers are entitled to a full refund for chests and dressers manufactured between January 2002 and June 2016. IKEA has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that it issued a “feeble” recall of Malm dressers that are prone to tipping over, resulting in injuries and deaths to children, according to Law360.Plaintiffs Diana and John Dukich said that Ikea sold Malm dressers and other similar models that are front-heavy and unstable. The recalled MALM chests and dressers were manufactured and sold through June 2016 and include the 3-drawer, 4-drawer, 5-drawer and 6-drawer models. • June 2014: A 23-month-old boy from Snohomish, Wash. died after he became trapped beneath an unanchored MALM 3-drawer chest that tipped over. Hazard: The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children. Consumers with chests and dressers manufactured prior to January 2002 are eligible for a partial store credit. In addition, IKEA has received 113 reports of tip-overs with other recalled IKEA chests and dressers, including 53 reports of injuries to children: There have been eight reports of child tip-over related deaths with the recalled chests and dressers. Consumers can reorder the kits throughout the life of their chest and dresser. Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at 866-856-4532 anytime or online at www.IKEA-USA.com/recallchestsanddressers or www.IKEA-USA.com and click on Product Recall for more information on how to receive a refund or free wall-anchoring repair kit. Previously reported deaths with MALM dressers or chests include: • February 2016: A 22-month-old boy from Apple Valley, Minn. died after an unanchored MALM 6-drawer chest fell on top of him.