Little Tikes Recalls Toddler Swings Due to Fall Hazard
Hazard: The plastic seat can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
Units: About 540,000
Description: 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 “13” or higher number stamped on the OUTER are included in this recall. No other date codes or other colored swings are affected.
Incidents/Injuries: 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.
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.
Manufacturer: Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio
If your child has been injured due to a Little Tikes swing please contact one of our experienced product liability lawyers today.