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IKEA Beach Chairs Recalled Because Of Fingertip Amputations

IKEA Beach Chairs
MYSINGSÖ Beach Chair (IKEA)

IKEA are recalling their MYSINGSÖ beach chairs after receiving numerous reports worldwide about  problems with the chairs including fingertip amputations.

The chairs are foldable with a wood base and an attached polyester fabric seat. The following article numbers are included in this recall. The article numbers are on labels on the wooden frame and sewn into the fabric. LIST IS HERE.

The recall is for 33,400 chairs. IKEA has received 13 reports worldwide of incidents, including 10 reports of injuries, six of which resulted in fingertip amputations. Three of the incidents, including one fingertip amputation injury, were reported in the U.S.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any IKEA store for a free replacement or full refund. Replacement MYSINGSÖ beach chairs are labeled with article numbers 703.380.17 and 903.380.16 and have plastic stoppers that prevent incorrect re-assembly.

Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Press Room at the bottom of the page, then on Product Recalls at the top of the page for more information.

 

The chairs were sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from February 2013 through December 2016 for about $25.

 

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline: Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

 

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