TAMPA, Fla. - The Consumer Product Safety Commission is renewing its call to consumers to anchor certain IKEA dressers involved in a recall after a report of a fourth death of a child.
The recall was issued previously on the MALM dresser, which is unstable if it is not properly anchored the wall and can be a serious tip-over or entrapment hazard.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has received a report of a fourth child who died after an unanchored MALM 3-drawer dresser fell over, trapping the two-year-old boy from Virginia between the dresser drawers.
There were 41 other tip-over incidents causing 17 injuries to children between the ages of 19 months and 10-years-old.
The report says none of the dressers or chests in any of the incidents were anchored to the wall and the CPSC is urging people to return the dresser or anchor it.
29 million units are involved in the recall, which include the three-drawer, four-drawer, or five or six drawer models and come in a variety of colors with the word "MALM" printed on the underside of the top panel or inside the side panel.
They were sold between 2002 to June 2016.
IKEA is offering a free wall-anchoring repair kit for anyone who has the recalled MALM chests and dressers or they can receive a refund. Consumers can go to the IKEA website for more information about the recall or call: 866-856-4532.