IKEA Defective and Dangerous Chests of Drawers – Canada Consumer Class Action

Case name

IKEA defective and dangerous chests class action;

Quebec Superior Court file #



Plaintiff alleges that IKEA violated section 228 of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act, by failing to inform consumers of the serious dangers associated to the Chest of Drawers sold in mass by IKEA, including 3 deaths in the United States.

Proposed Class

All consumers within the meaning of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act (hereinafter the “CPA”), who any time before June 28th, 2016 (the “Class Period”), purchased any of the Chest of Drawers recalled by IKEA Canada, including but not limited to the following models: ASKVOLL, BRIMNES, BRUSALI, BUSUNGE, HEMNES, HURDAL, IKEA PS 2012, KOPPANG, KULLEN, MALM, NORNÄS, STOCKHOLM, STUVA, SUNDVIK, TARVA, TROGEN, TRYSIL, TYSSEDAL, UNDREDAL, Alesund, Alleby, Alvesta, Aneboda, Angus, Ånes, Arup, Askedal, Aspelund, Balstar, Bankeryd, Bergsmo, Bialitt, Birkeland, Blimp, Boj, Brett, Boksta, BJÖRN, BÖRKVALLA, Diktad, Edland, Elis, Engan, Eksil, Fjell, Fjord, Flaten, Fridolin, Granås, Gute, Haddal, Hajdeby, Hensvik, Herrestad, Holleby, Hovdal, Hopen, Hosteland, Kabin, Kirkenes, Knot, Kusk, Kurs, Kviby, Leksvik, Lo, Lomen, Mac, Mast, Mammut, Mandal, Meråker, Midsund, Natura, Narvik, Nordli, Nordnes, Nyvoll, Ottenby, Rakke, Ramberg, Ranvik, Rodd, Robin, Rustik, Sala, Skarnes, Sandefjord, Stranda, Sveio, Stavanger, Tassa, Tovik, Trandum, Trondheim, Varde, Vajer, Vallvik, Vestby,Vinstra, Visdalen, Vollen (hereinafter the “Defective Chests”);

Remedies sought for consumers

Compensatory and punitive damages in amounts to be determined. Injunctive relief ordering Defendants to arrange for the pick-up of Defective Chests and assume the costs associated thereto (for class members who have not yet returned their Defective Chests to an IKEA store);


Pending Authorization hearing

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