IKEA beach chairs recalled due to collapse and fingertip amputation hazards

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Swedish furniture retailer IKEA is recalling a beach chair after receiving reports that it can collapse and cause serious injury. The store urges customers with any model of MYSINGSÖ beach chair to return them before Jan. 31, 2017 for a full refund without proof of purchase.

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, were reported in the United States.

The chairs are foldable with a wood base and an attached polyester fabric seat.  It was sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from February 2013 through December 2016.