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IKEA Offering Free Kit To Anchor Dressers, Chests Of Drawers To Wall

Safety regulators say 27 million Ikea dressers could cause serious injury or death if they’re not secured to a wall. The furniture-maker is offering a fix for the same model that killed a little Chester County boy last year.

07/22/2015

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West Chester Family Sues Ikea After Toddler Crushed By Toppled Dresser

Curren Collas was killed last February in his West Chester home when a 136-pound, six-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over on him.

05/26/2015

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IKEA Announces Major Recall Of Child Safety Gates

The gates are made by Patrull Klämma and Patrull Smidig.

05/12/2015

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IKEA Recalls 169,000 Crib Mattresses Due To Entrapment Risk

By Jim Donovan: IKEA is recalling 169,000 crib mattresses. The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. There […]

01/13/2015

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IKEA Recalls Child’s Swing Due To Fall Hazard

IKEA says it is urging customers who have the GUNGGUNG children’s swing to immediately return it due to a fall hazard that poses a risk of serious injury to children.

09/17/2014

(Brittney Chokpelle, formerly homeless, leads the ribbon-cutting for a new facility for homeless mothers.  Photo by Dustin Wingate)

New Help in Roxborough for Homeless Teenage Moms

The two-year, $5-million renovation doubles the agency’s capacity to house teenage mothers, while providing support services such as job training and parenting classes.

07/31/2014

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IKEA Recalls Wall-mounted Lamps Due To Strangulation Hazard

The company announced the recall on its website, which applies to the IKEA SMILA wall-mounted lamps.

12/12/2013

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Guide To DesignPhiladelphia 2013

This October, check out Philly’s vibrant design scene at DesignPhiladelphia, featuring over a week of workshops, conferences, installations, exhibits and more.

10/08/2013

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Police Search For Duo Wanted In Credit Card Theft Near South Philadelphia Ikea

Philadelphia police are searching for a man and a woman who they say allegedly stole credit cards from a vehicle parked outside the Ikea Furniture Store in South Philadelphia.

09/25/2013

IKEA Crib Recall

IKEA announced a voluntary recall of SNIGLAR cribs due to mattress support collapse. For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit their website.

02/17/2011

IKEA Glass Mug Recall

For more information on the IKEA mug recall, visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11105.html?tab=recalls

01/21/2011

BLOG: IKEA Drops Incandescent Bulbs

By Jim Donovan: IKEA is no longer stocking or selling incandescent light bulbs in its U.S. stores, instead offering longer-lasting and energy-efficient bulbs. The retailer began phasing out the sale of the light bulbs in […]

01/04/2011

(Ikea local market specialist Jennifer Braxton shows off Ikea's CFL bulbs at the Ikea store in South Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Michelle Durham)

Ikea Stops Selling Incandescent Light Bulbs In US

Home decor and furniture company Ikea is no longer stocking or selling incandescent light bulbs in its US stores, instead offering longer-lasting and energy-efficient bulbs.

01/04/2011