Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has issued a product recall on a swivel chair after safety concerns were highlighted.
The recall, which was issued by Product Safety Australia, affects IKEA’s ODGER swivel chair after receiving reports of the chairs breaking at the star base of the leg.
In a statement, the company said: “IKEA asks customers who have purchased the ODGER swivel chair, anthracite colour with date stamps before and including 2221 (yyww, located underneath the seat, moulded in the material of the chair), to stop using it and return it to an IKEA store for a full refund.
“IKEA has received reports of the chairs breaking at the star base of the leg, therefore posing the risk of a fall and injury. As such, we are issuing a recall for the affected date stamps. Customers are kindly asked to return it to an IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required.
“Please visit IKEA.co.uk or contact Customer Services on 0203 645 0010 for more information. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.”