Recall alert: 155K sling loungers sold at Dollar General recalled due to amputation, injury risks

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General recalled about 155,000 True Living sling loungers Wednesday amid consumer reports of amputations, lacerations and pinching of fingers.

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The loungers, which feature white frames with solid blue or solid green fabric, were sold at the Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based discount retailer between January 2019 and September 2019 for about $20, according to the recall notice.

Dollar General has received three reports to date of the sling loungers collapsing, resulting in amputations or lacerations to fingers from the chairs’ metal folding joints, the notice stated.

The impacted loungers’ 12-digit UPC number, 430001047344, is located on the receipt. Consumers are advised to stop using the products immediately, cut the fabric of the chair to render it unusable and contact Dollar General for a full refund, the company stated.

Consumers may contact Dollar General at 800-678-9258 between 6 a.m. and 1 a.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.dollargeneral.com.