CPSC: Beach Chairs
On 2017-01-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Beach Chairs due to a potential Cuts & Amputation hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2013 for about $25.
About 30,000 units are involved in this IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland beach chairs recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Chairs, Stools & Benches category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The beach chairs can collapse, posing fall and fingertip amputation hazards.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves IKEA MYSINGSO 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|
|Light Blue/White Chevron||503.120.23|
|Light Red/White Chevron||003.120.25|
These items were sold new+ at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from February 2013 through December 2016 for about $25.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any IKEA store for a free replacement or full refund. Replacement MYSINGSO beach chairs are labeled with article numbers 703.380.17 and 903.380.16 and have plastic stoppers that prevent incorrect re-assembly.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall 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.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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