Canada/Ottawa: The Little Tikes Company recalls an estimated 10,656 Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n’ Secure Swing Pink Toddler Swings due to suspected seat failure and consequential component breakage, fall and injury hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/y2dw30a959c
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n’ Secure Pink Toddler Swings manufactured from November 2009 through December 2013.
The recalled Swings have a pink T-shaped restraint in front with a Little Tikes logo. The Swing is suspended by four yellow ropes and can be further identified by model number “615573” found on the back of the swing seat and a UPC of 050743615573.
The manufacturing date code is stamped on the back of the seat. The recall includes Swings whose molded INNER arrows of the date code stamp pointing to either “10”, “11” or “12”. In addition, the recall includes the molded INNER arrow of “09” combined with “43” or higher stamped on the OUTER ring.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Swings can be found on the Web site above.
According to Health Canada, the plastic seat of the recalled Swing Chair can crack or break, posing a fall hazard. If this defect occurs, the Swing may break causing the child to fall and become injured.
There have been no reported complaints or injuries in Canada at the time of this recall notification, but there have been 39 reports of injuries to children including abrasions, bruises, cuts and bumps to the head that occurred outside of Canada. Two (2) of the reported injuries included children with a broken arm.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Swings, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
Please note: the Snug ‘n’ Secure Swing has been recalled in other jurisdictions, specifically the United States and Canada. To see all notifications related to this recall, please search for “Little Tikes” using the Search Box at the top of this page.
If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact The Little Tikes Company toll-free at 1-855-284-1903 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can register for a credit by visiting the company’s Web site at https://www.littletikes.com/cms/product_recalls/product-recalls/1.html.
Please note: the Snug ‘n’ Secure Swing has been recalled in other jurisdictions, specifically the United States and Australia. To see all notifications related to this recall, please search for “Little Tikes” using the Search Box at the top of this page.
Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-62668
Recalls Direct RIN: 8439-2017
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