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IKEA Issues Mattress Recall



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    Furniture maker IKEA this week issued a recall of crib mattresses that pose an entrapment hazard to infants.

    The company said the crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends that's larger than allowed by federal regulations.

    There are five models impacted by Tuesday's recall: the Vackert, the Vinka, the Spelevink, the Sloa and the Slummer. The mattresses were sold online and in stores for about $100 between August 2010 and May 2014.

    An identification label attached to the mattress cover has the date of manufacture in Month-DD-YYYY format and the VYSSA model name. Consumers should stop using the mattresses and return them to an Ikea store for a refund or replacement.

    The Consumer Product and Safety Commission said there have been two reports of infants becoming trapped between the mattress and the end of a crib. Those children were removed without injury, the CPSC said.

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