IKEA recalls safety gates, fall hazard to children, adults

Locking mechanism can open unexpectedly

Ikea Patrull gate recall
Ikea Patrull gate recall

ORLANDO, Fla. – A problem with a locking mechanism has forced IKEA to recall safety gates IKEA Patrull, Patrull Fast and Patrull Klamma.

The gates and extensions of the gates are white, made of beech wood or steel and plastic. The pressure-mounted gates open both inward and outward and measure about 28 1/2 inches to 34 1/4 inches. 

The gates have a permanent label attached to the metal bar at the bottom of the safety gates containing "IKEA" and the article number.

Gates with the following article numbers are included in this recall:

  • PATRULL safety gate                                          702.390.98
  • PATRULL safety gate extension                        602.651.44
  • PATRULL FAST safety gate (white)                  700.377.26 & 702.265.19
  • PATRULL FAST safety gate (beechwood)      300.375.68  &  700.989.51   &   701.135.98   &                                                                                               901.919.53
  • PATRULL KLAMMA safety gate                        302.265.21
  • PATRULL KLAMMA safety gate extension      302.651.45  &  902.265.23

IKEA has received 55 reports of incidents worldwide, including 10 injuries that resulted in two concussions, and cuts and bruising.

Consumers should immediately stop using the safety gates and the extensions and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.