Walmart recalls table and chair sets due to finger amputation hazards

January 3, 2014 

Recalls This Week

Mainstays five-piece card table and chair sets are being recalled because the chairs can collapse unexpectedly.

AP

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Walmart is recalling about 73,400 Mainstays five-piece card table and chair sets because the chairs can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard and a risk of finger injury, including finger amputation.

Walmart has received 10 reports of injuries from collapsing chairs. Injury reports include one finger amputation, three fingertip amputations, sprained or fractured fingers and one report of a sore back.

The sets were sold in stores and online from May 2013 through November 2013 for about $50.

Consumers can return the sets for a full refund.

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