IKEA recalls beach chairs due to fall and fingertip amputation hazards

Posted at 9:52 PM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 23:21:56-05

IKEA has recalled more than 33,000 beach chairs because they can collapse, posing fall and fingertip amputation hazards.

The recall involves 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


Red/Blue Striped


Solid White


Solid Red


Solid Green


Grey/White Chevron


Light Blue/White Chevron


Light Red/White Chevron


The recalled chairs have been sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online at from February 2013 through December 2016 for about $25.

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.

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.