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IKEA Recalls Beach Chairs Due to Fall and Fingertip Amputation Hazards

  • Beach chair with article number 002.931.40
  • Beach chair with article number 502.851.66
  • Beach chair with article number 802.873.95
  • Beach chair with article number 303.120.24
  • Beach chair with article number 003.120.25
  • Beach chair with article number 503.120.23
  • Beach chairs with article number 302.580.79
  • Beach chairs with article number 902.280.08
  • Beach chair label on wooden frame
Name of Product:
MYSINGSÖ beach chairs
Hazard:

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

Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
January 27, 2017
Units:
About 33,400
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.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves IKEA MYSINGSÖ beach chairs. 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.

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

 
Remedy:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

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.

Sold At

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

Manufactured In:
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Importer(s):

IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland

Distributor(s):

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Recall number:
17-074
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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