Little Tikes Recalls 540,000 Toddler Swings Due to Fall Hazard
The company received reports of 39 injuries to children, two of which included a broken arm
Little Tikes is issuing a recall of approximately 540,000 Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure Pink toddler swings. The plastic seat can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
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.
If the molded INNER arrow of the date code stamp points to 10, 11, 12 or 13, the swing is included in this 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 the recall. No other date codes or other colored swings are affected.
To date, the company 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.
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.
The affected swings were sold at Walmart, Toys "R" Us, and other stores nationwide and online at littletikes.com and other websites from November 2009 through May 2014 for about $25 each.
Consumers with additional questions can contact Little Tikes by phone at (855) 284-1903.