Recall: Rainforest Open Top Take-Along; Swings
On 2007-05-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Rainforest Open Top Take-Along; Swings due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2006 for about $65.00.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Fisher-Price 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 2007.
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What is the problem?
Infants can shift to one side of the swing and become caught between the frame and seat, posing an entrapment hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Portable Rainforest Take Along Swings with a palm tree mobile and two hanging plush toys. The swings are approximately 23-inches-high and have two carry handles on the left and right sides. Model numbers K7203, K7192 and K7195 are included in the recall. Model numbers are located under the right handle on the swing. No other collection of Rainforest swings or products are included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at Discount department stores and toy stores nationwide from November 2006 to May 2007 for about $65.
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 swing and contact Fisher-Price for instructions on how to return it to receive a voucher for a replacement product.
For additional information, call Fisher-Price toll-free at (888)303-5631 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.service.mattel.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Fisher-Price has received 60 reports of the infants becoming entrapped, resulting in cuts, bumps, bruises and red marks.
+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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