'Risk of serious injury': Urgent recall for popular Ikea item

A number of Ikea products have been recalled over fears they could break and injure people.

The ACCC consumer watchdog issued a recall on Monday of Ikea plates, bowls and mugs.

The recall is for the Talkira and Heroisk ranges.

Talkira and Heroisk mugs, plates and bowls from Ikea are pictured.
These Talkira and Heroisk mugs, plates and bowls from Ikea are being recalled over fears they might break. Source: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

“The product may break during use,” the ACCC said.

“If the product breaks when it is filled with hot liquid, this can increase the risk of burns, scalding or serious injury.

Recalled Ikea mugs, bowls and plates

  • Talkira deep plate light green 4 pack

  • Talkira bowl light red 4 pack

  • Talkira mug light red 4 pack

  • Talkida side plate dark blue 4 pack

  • Heroisk side plate blue/light red 2 pack

  • Heroisk plate with 3 compartment light red/green 2 pack

  • Heroisk mug light red/yellow 2 pack

  • Heroisk bowl green/yellow

Anyone who purchased these products can return them to Ikea for a full refund or exchange for a similar product.

A receipt is not required.

The products were sold in Ikea stores across Australia from August last year until May this year.

A shop sign of IKEA in Villiers sur Marne in France.
Anyone who bought the products can return them to Ikea for a refund or exchange. Source: AAP (file pic)

Weet-Bix giveaway recalled

A spoon given away as a promotional item from boxed of Weet-Bix has been recalled over fears it could break and pose a choking hazard.

The consumer watchdog has warned about the “Weet-Bix Little Kids Essentials Bowl Giveaway” promotion which involved entrants who purchased Weet-Bix Little Kids Essentials products.

Entrants were told to scan a QR code to go into an online draw for a Weet-Bix spoon and bowl.

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