Little Tikes of Hudson, Ohio, is recalling about 540,000 Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Pink toddler swings.
The plastic seat can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
The firm has received about 140 reports of the swing breaking, including 39 injuries to children including abrasions, bruises, cuts and bumps to the head. Two of the reported injuries included children with a broken arm.
This recall involves Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug’n Secure pink toddler swings. The swing has a pink T-shaped restraint in front with a Little Tikes logo, and is suspended by four yellow ropes.
The model number 615573 is molded on the back of the swing seat and there is a manufacturing date code stamp on the back of the seat. The molded INNER arrow of the date code stamp points to “10”, “11”, “12” or “13”, it is included in the recall.
In addition, swings with a date code stamp of “9” on the INNER arrow combined with “43” or higher number stamped on the OUTER are included in this recall. No other date codes or other colored swings are affected.
The swings, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Walmart, Toys “R” Us and other stores nationwide and online at www.littletikes.com and other websites from November 2009, through May 2014, for about $25.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swings and contact Little Tikes for a refund in the form of a credit towards the purchase of another Little Tikes product.
Consumers may contact Little Tikes toll-free at 855-284-1903 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.littletikes.com and click on Product Recalls under the At Your Service menu for more information.