IKEA Recalls BUSA Children’s Folding Tent Due To Laceration & Puncture Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, today announced a voluntary recall of approximately 58,000 of IKEA’s BUSA children’s folding tents due to laceration and puncture hazards.

The tent is dangerous as the steel wire frame of the tent can break, producing sharp wire ends that can protrude through the tent fabric, posing a laceration or puncture hazard. So far three incidents and one injury have been reported.

This recall involves the BUSA cube-shaped children’s folding tent with model number 90192009. The brand name BUSA and IKEA and the model number are printed on a sewn-in label attached to an interior seam in the tent. The tent frame is made of flat steel wire and the tent material is pale green polyester fabric with turquoise, pink and white trim. The tent’s dimensions are: L 28 1/4, W 28 1/4, H 28 1/4.

The tent was sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from August 2011 through September 2011 for about $8. It is recommended that you take the tent away from children and return it to their nearest IKEA store for a full refund.

For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at http://www.ikea-usa.com.