IKEA Recalls Beach Chairs Due to Fall and Fingertip Amputation Hazards

IKEA has received 13 reports worldwide of incidents, including 10 reports of injuries

IKEA Recalls Beach Chairs Due to Fall and Fingertip Amputation Hazards
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January 30, 2017

IKEA has announced a recall of approximately 33,400 beach chairs. The beach chairs can collapse, posing fall and fingertip amputation hazards.

This recall involves IKEA MYSINGSÖ beach chairs. The chairs are foldable with a wood base and an attached polyester fabric seat.

To view a complete list of the recalled beach chairs, including important identifying information, click here.

To date, 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 beach 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.

The recalled beach chairs were sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online from February 2013 through December 2016 for about $25 each.

Consumers with any additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact IKEA at (888) 966-4532.