IKEA recalls 80,000 baby gates

IKEA's PATRULL KLAMMA safety gate + extension was recalled because it can become unlocked and open unexpectedly. It was first recalled in May after reports of the gate coming unmounted from the wall and not staying in place. There were at least three reports of children falling down stairs as a result.

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  • 80,000 baby gates sold at IKEA are being recalled
  • 10 injuries have been reported

(CNN)IKEA is recalling 80,000 baby gates because they can come unintentionally unlocked, posing a risk of falls and related injuries, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Thursday.

IKEA's PATRULL FAST safety gate is one of three baby gates included in this recall because it can become unlocked and open unintentionally.
Ten injuries have been reported, including two concussions, as well as cuts and bruises, the CPSC said.
The recalled gates are the PATRULL safety gate and extension, the PATRULL FAST safety gate, and the PATRULL KLAMMA safety gate and extension. The PATRULL KLAMMA was first recalled by IKEA in May because of reports it was coming unmounted from the wall and not staying in place. At the time, CPSC reported 18 such incidents, including three in which children fell down stairs and were injured.
    IKEA's PATRULL Safety Gate + extension have also been recalled because they can unexpectedly unlock which can lead to falls.
    These items were sold online from the store's website, and in U.S. stores, between August 1995 and June 2016 for $10 to $60. They were manufactured in Denmark.
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    IKEA advised customers who have these gates to immediately stop using them and return them to the store for a full refund.