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IKEA recalls MYSINGSÖ beach chair for risk of falling or finger entrapment

25 January 2017, IKEA urges customers who has bought a MYSINGSÖ beach chair before December 2016 to bring it back to any IKEA store for a full refund.

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. MYSINGSÖ beach chair has gone through relevant mechanical, fabric and chemical tests with approved result.

If you have proof of purchase (receipt), please present it although it is not requisite for the refund.


Affected article sold in Japan
Article number | Article name
70228009 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair assorted colours AP JP
10258080 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair red/blue AP JP
30285167 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair foldable red AP JP
60287396 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair foldable white AP JP
20293139 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair foldable green AP JP
90312021 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair foldable grey AP JP
70312022 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair foldable light blue AP JP
80312026 | MYSINGSÖ beach chair foldable light red AP JP

IKEA apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

IKEA Japan Customer Support Centre
Toll Free Number: 0120-151-870 (Service hours: 10:00-19:00)