IKEA Canada recalls Mysingsö Beach Chairs

Starting date:
January 24, 2017
Posting date:
January 24, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Hobby/Craft Items, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-61916

Affected products

MYSINGSÖ beach chair

Product description

This recall involves the IKEA MYSINGSÖ beach chair.  The foldable, outdoor chair is made of a fabric seat and a foldable wooden frame.  It was sold in multiple colour variations: light red, light blue, grey, green, white, red, red/blue and assorted colours.

Hazard identified

The fabric seat on the recalled beach chair can be re-assembled incorrectly, resulting in the chair collapsing during use, posing a fall or finger entrapment hazard to consumers.

As of January 19, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. IKEA has received 13 reports worldwide of incidents, including 10 reports of injuries, six of which resulted in fingertip amputations.

Number sold

Approximately 7 625 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled chairs were sold in Canada from February 2013 to January 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Companies

Distributor
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the MYSINGSÖ beach chair and return it to an IKEA store for a full refund.

For more information consumers may contact IKEA Customer Service at 1-800-661-9807 or visit IKEA's website for the IKEA Canada release

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.