IKEA recalls ceiling lamps after injury reports

Furniture giant IKEA has issued a recall notice for two of its ceiling lamps after receiving customer reports of the glass lamp shades falling.

Thursday, 11th February 2016, 09:06 am
Updated Thursday, 11th February 2016, 09:10 am
The LOCK and HYBY products have been recalled due to a safety issue

The firm has urged customers who have a LOCK or HYBY ceiling lamp to immediately remove it and bring it back to the nearest IKEA store where they will receive a full refund.

The LOCK and HYBY ceiling lamps have been sold in all markets, LOCK since 2002 and HYBY since 2012.

The notice, issued on Wednesday afternoon, confirms that IKEA has received customer reports of the ceiling lamp glass shades falling. In a few cases medical treatment was required and one customer reportedly needed stitches.

For more information, concerned customers are advised to visit www.IKEA.co.uk or contact 0203 645 0010.