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Sling loungers sold at Dollar General recalled due to amputation, laceration, and pinching hazard

Dollar General is recalling about 155,000 true living sling loungers, manufactured by Shanghai Worth Garden Products, due to amputation, laceration, and pinching hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recalled loungers can collapse unexpectedly, posing an amputation, laceration and  pinching hazard if finger gets caught in the metal folding joints.

This recall involves True Living Sling Loungers sold in 2019.  The loungers have white frames with solid blue or solid green fabric. The 12-digit UPC number 430001047344 is located on the receipt.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sling loungers, cut the fabric of the chair rendering it unusable, and contact Dollar General to return the recalled loungers for a full refund of the purchase price.

The firm has received three reports of the sling loungers collapsing, resulting in amputations or lacerations to fingers from the metal folding joints.

The loungers were sold at Dollar General stores nationwide from January 2019 through September 2019 for about $20.

Consumers can contact Dollar General at 1-800-678-9258 from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.dollargeneral.com and click on “Product Recalls” under “Help” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Jay Edwards

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