Recall: Travel Lite Swing
On 2004-07-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Travel Lite Swing due to a potential fall and impact injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2003 for about $60.00.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Graco swing recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Swings (Baby/Cradle) category in 2004.
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What is the problem?
The swing's carrying handle can fail to stay in place properly and drop or be pushed down, hitting a child in the head. Additionally, the 3-point seatbelt can fail to prevent a child from leaning forward or to either side, posing a risk that the child can fall forward and strike his/her head on the floor or the swing's frame.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled Travel Lite portable swings have an adjustable reclining seat, a rotating handle and a canopy and include model numbers 1850JJP, 1850JGB, and 1870DAL. The swings, which were manufactured between May 2003 and December 11, 2003, also have a serial number between 050503 and 121103. Both the model and serial numbers can be found on a white label underneath the seat. The swings have the words, Graco and Travel Lite swing printed on each side, and have buttons on the handle to activate lights and music. On the underside of the handle are multicolored designs of the sun, moon, and stars that light up when the light button is pressed.
These items were sold new+ at Discount, department and juvenile stores from June 2003 through June 2004 for about $60.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers can call Graco toll-free at (800)345-4109 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the Company's Web site at www.gracobaby.com.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Graco has received about 28 reports of incidents involving the handle falling down on young children; in addition, Graco has received 100 reports of children falling forward or to the side. Injuries resulting from these incidents include bloody or swollen lips, red marks, bumps and bruises.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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