- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Federal authorities say IKEA is offering a free wall anchoring kit for dressers and chests that officials say can pose a tip-over hazard if not secured to a wall.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Ikea North America of Conshohocken on Wednesday announced the repair program for products including MALM 3- and 4-drawer chests and two styles of MALM 6-dresser chests.

Authorities said IKEA received reports of the deaths of two children after chests tipped over onto them, including a 2-year-old boy from West Chester pinned against his bed in February 2014 after a MALM 6-drawer chest fell.

Consumers are urged not to use IKEA children’s chests and drawers taller than 23½ inches and adult chests and drawers taller than 29½ inches unless they are securely anchored to the wall.

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