IKEA Recalls Children’s Bat Cape Costumes Due to Strangulation Hazard

This recall involves IKEA children’s bat cape costumes. The capes are black with gray stripes, 100% polyester, measure 30 inches long by 57 inches wide and have a fabric hook and loop fastener closure at the neck.  IKEA, LATTJO and numbers 60311650 and 18937 are printed on a white label sewn into the seam of the cape.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The fabric hook and loop fastener at the neck of the bat cape can fail to detach readily during use, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    IKEA has received three reports outside of the United States of the fabric hook and loop fastener at the neck of the costume failing to detach readily and scratching children’s necks.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately take the recalled bat capes away from children and return the capes to any IKEA store for a full refund.
  • Sold At
    IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from November 2015 through February 2016 for about $13.
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  • IKEA Recalls Children’s Bat Cape Costumes Due to Strangulation Hazard
  • IKEA Recalls Children’s Bat Cape Costumes Due to Strangulation Hazard
  • IKEA Recalls Children’s Bat Cape Costumes Due to Strangulation Hazard
  • IKEA Recalls Children’s Bat Cape Costumes Due to Strangulation Hazard
  • IKEA Recalls Children’s Bat Cape Costumes Due to Strangulation Hazard
  • IKEA Recalls Children’s Bat Cape Costumes Due to Strangulation Hazard
 
 
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