Recall: Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure Pink Toddler Swings
On 2017-02-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure Pink Toddler Swings due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2009 for about $25.
About 500,000 units are involved in this Little Tikes swing recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Swings, Slides & Play Structures category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The plastic seat can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug'n Secure pink toddler swings. The swings have a pink T-shaped restraint in front with a Little Tikes logo. The swing 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.
These items were sold new+ 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 should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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.
+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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