IKEA issues warning after another child crushed to death
Drawer unit fell on top of 22-month-old Minnesota boy
MIAMI – Furniture giant IKEA has issued an urgent warning to customers after a third child was killed after being crushed to death by an item purchased at a store location.
The unit in question is from the company's Malm range and was previously involved in the deaths of two other children.
The Daily Mail reports that 22-month-old Ted McGee of Minnesota was killed during a nap when a six-drawer unit fell on top of him in February.
Over 27 million pieces from the Malm range have been sold by IKEA.
The U.S. Product Safety Commission is reportedly reviewing the case.
A spokesperson for IKEA said the McGee's unit was not attached to a wall, which the company maintains is an important part of the instruction manual.
A two-year-old and 23-month-old were killed after being crushed by Malm items in 2014.
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