About 5,000 in the United States (and about 97,000 worldwide) IKEA track lighting systems (IKEA 365 + SÄNDA track, 28″ and 45″) have been recalled due to electric shock hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why it’s being recalled: The ground connection in the track is defective, posing an electric shock hazard. No injuries have been reported yet.
Description: The recall involves white, straight track systems used to hold and power light fixtures. The recalled tracks are model numbers 00149242 and 10149246, supplier number 21338 and date stamp 1134 through 1213. The brand name IKEA, 365+ SÄNDA, supplier number and date stamp are printed on a white label attached to the side of the track. The recalled tracks are 28″ and 45″ long.
Where it was sold: These items were sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide from September 2011 through March 2012 from $15 to $20.
Consumers should immediately stop using the track and return it to any IKEA store for a replacement unit or a full refund. For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.ikea-usa.com.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.