More than 150, 000 Dollar General chairs recalled after reports of amputation

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More than 150, 000 Dollar General chairs recalled after reports of amputation

More than 150,000 folding chairs sold at Dollar General are recalled after consumer reports of anputating or lacerating several fingers, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The real lives sling loungers can collapse unexpectedly, posing an amputation, laceration and pinching hazard if a finger is caught in the metal folding joints, the agency said in its recall notice.

The recall was initiated following three reports that the chair's metal folding joints resulted in amputations or lacerations of fingers, according to the recall.

The recalled chairs were sold by Dollar General stores nationwide from January 2019 to September 2019.

Consumers are told to cut the product immediately and to stop using it to render it unusable, according to CPSC. Additionally, consumers can contact Dollar General to return the recalled items for a full refund.

Reps for Dollar General did not respond to FOX Business' request for comment at the time of publication.