Ikea Beach Chairs
Ikea is recalling their Mysingso Beach Chairs after reports that people's fingers have been injured, requiring medical attention.
Any model of the Mysingso chair will be given a full refund.
Ikea received reports from Finland, Germany, USA, Denmark and Australia that users had received injuries to their fingers that needed medical treatment.
Ikea states on on its website:
"After washing the fabric seat it is possible to re-assemble the chair incorrectly leading to risks of falls or finger entrapments. IKEA has received five incident reports in which MYSINGSÖ beach chair collapsed during use due to incorrect re-assembly.
All five reports included injuries to fingers and required medical attention. The reported injuries happened in Finland, Germany, USA, Denmark and Australia.
Safe products is a top priority at IKEA and all our products shall comply with international and national legislation as well as relevant standards. The MYSINGSÖ beach chair has gone through relevant mechanical, fabric and chemical tests with approved result.Upon receiving the reports a full investigation was initiated. This lead to an improved design to further mitigate the risks of incorrect re-assembly and injuries. The updated chair will be available in IKEA stores from February 2017. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required for a full refund.
This recall has also made it to the BBC News.