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BLÅHAJ Soft toy

BLÅHAJ Soft toy, shark

¥ 129.00
Article Number : 
103.735.89
Cabinet number:: 
Big and safe to have at your side if you want to discover the world underneath the sea. The blue shark can swim very far, dive really deep and hear your heart beating from far away.
Size
100 cm
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-Big and safe to have at your side if you want to discover the world underneath the sea. The blue shark can swim very far, dive really deep and hear your heart beating from far away.
-All soft toys are good at hugging, comforting and listening and are fond of play and mischief. In addition, they are reliable and tested for safety.
-Please refer to packaging label for country of origin.
Safety and compliance
Recommended for ages from 18 months.
care instructions
Machine wash, max 40°C, mild process.
Do not bleach.
Tumble drying, low temperature (max 60°C).
Do not iron.
Do not dryclean.
Product dimensions
Length: 100 cm

designer
IKEA of Sweden
Product description
Fabric: 100% polyester
Filling: Polyester fibres

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The story of a broken eye and what it taught us

The IKEA store in Helsinki, Finland, was full of customers that day back in 1997. Being a textile technologist at Children’s IKEA at the time, Carina Ingelsten ran a course about safety for a group of IKEA co-workers. ”I lifted up a teddy bear and pulled on the legs and arms to show how well they are sewn in place. When I pulled on the plastic eye, something happened that shouldn't – the eye came off”, says Carina. This was a major setback for Children's IKEA, but it was a setback that would lead to important safety improvements.

All soft toys were removed from the store as Carina tried to call her colleagues in Sweden. ”It was a Saturday, so it wasn't that easy to get a hold of people, but in the end Jörgen Svensson, my manager at Children's IKEA, answered and we succeeded in stopping global sales of our soft toys”.

Major consequences

Jörgen remembers the call. The fact that the eye came off despite all risk analyses and safety checks was very serious. Still, in hindsight, he still sees that it led to something really good. ”Thanks to what happened, we learned to systematize safety work even more. We established clearer procedures and areas of responsibility”.

More personal expression

The incident also led to the decision to not use plastic eyes at all. Embroidered eyes were not only safer, they also proved to give more character and personality to the toys. Annie Huldén, a designer who has created many soft toys over the years, agrees. ”The eyes are very important for a soft toy and plastic eyes easily seem too symmetrical and stale, while embroidered eyes are easier to vary in terms of the design, the size of pupils and the eyelashes.” Soft toys at Children's IKEA are loved by children throughout the world. It's a loved friend to play with and find comfort with - and which parents can always feel secure about.

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Big and safe to have at your side if you want to discover the world underneath the sea. The blue shark can swim very far, dive really deep and hear your heart beating from far away. All soft toys are good at hugging, comforting and listening and are fond of play and mischief. In addition, they are reliable and tested for safety. https://www.ikea.cn/cn/en/images/products/blahaj-soft-toy__0710175_PE727378_S4.JPG BLÅHAJ Soft toy, shark 103.735.89 IKEA ¥ 129.00