PhotoIKEA North America Services of Conshohocken, Pa., is recalling about 33,400 MYSINGSÖ beach chairs.

The beach chairs can collapse, posing fall and fingertip amputation.

The firm 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.

This recall involves IKEA MYSINGSÖ foldable beach chairs with a wood base and an attached polyester fabric seat. The following article numbers are included in this recall:

Seat Fabric Color & Pattern

Article Number

Light Red/Blue Striped

902.280.08

Red/Blue Striped

302.580.79

Solid White

502.851.66

Solid Red

802.873.95

Solid Green

002.931.40

Grey/White Chevron

303.120.24

Light Blue/White Chevron

503.120.23

Light Red/White Chevron

003.120.25

The article numbers are on labels on the wooden frame and sewn into the fabric.

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

What to do

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.

Consumers may 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.

 

 


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