IKEA Pty Limited — HEMNES Bookcases and Glass-Door Cabinets

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Product description

Solid timber bookcase and glass-doored cabinets with movable shelves in various sizes and colours. 

Photo of HEMNES Bookcase - Black/Brown
Photo of HEMNES Bookcase - White
HEMNES Product Label
Identifying features

Affected products have product labels with the product name ‘HEMNES’ and date stamps ranging from 2010-04-01 to 2017-04-01. Product labels are located at the top and the bottom of the products.

Reasons the product is recalled

HEMNES bookcase and glass-door cabinet shelves can shrink and move in a dry indoor climate. This can result in shelves falling.

The hazards to consumers

Falling shelves and objects falling from shelves can cause serious injury. The defect has occurred and caused injuries to consumers.

What consumers should do

Check if you have the affected product. If you have the affected product, or are in doubt, contact IKEA. IKEA will provide shelf support pins for affected consumers and instructions on how to install the pins. For further information, please visit www.IKEA.com.au/recalls or contact IKEA via the following phone numbers:
ACT/NSW - 02 8020 6641
Qld/NT - 07 3380 6800
Vic/Tas - 03 8523 2154
SA - 08 8234 3333
WA - 08 8234 3944


Traders who sold this product

IKEA stores and online

Where the product was sold


Dates available for sale


Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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