The settlement requires IKEA to meet with the safety advocacy group parents against dumping to let more consumers know about the problem furniture recall, said Dudeks parent lawyer. In addition, Dudeks parents will donate US $1 million (RMB 6.966 million) from the compensation to organizations advocating stricter stability testing of the wardrobe.
IKEA said in a statement it was working on this very important family safety issue..
Two families in the United States have sued IKEA for the death of their children caused by IKEA furniture. IKEA then recalled about 29 million lockers and dressers in the US and Canada in June 2016, including 8 million malm series cabinets. (Wang Yijun)