Prevent furniture tip-over accidents
- Secure it Furniture must be securely attached to the wall. Use the tip-over restraint provided with the product and the right hardware for your wall type. Consult our wall anchoring guide for help.
- Never put a TV or other heavy objects on top of a chest of drawers or any furniture not intended for use with a TV.
- Place heavy objects in the lowest drawers.
- Never let children climb or hang on drawers, doors or shelves.
Wall anchoring guide
Furniture must be securely attached to the wall.
The hardware used to secure your furniture to the wall depends on your wall material. If your wall material is not listed or if you have any questions, consult with a local hardware retailer.
Drywall or plaster with available wood stud
Screw inserted directly into stud. For example, a 5 mm wood screw provided with IKEA FIXA plug and screw set (Figure 1)
Drywall without available wood stud
Plug with screw. For example, an 8 mm plug provided with IKEA FIXA plug and screw set (Figure 2)
Figure 3A and Figure 3B
Solid Wall: Plug with screw. For example, an 8 mm plug provided with IKEA FIXA plug and screw set (Figure 3A) Hollow wall: Toggle-style (Figure 3B)
An awareness film bringing attention to the risk of chest of drawer tip over, and showing the required wall attachment.