The ACCC has issued a recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink due to risk of potential injuries. Affected swings can be identified via a date code stamp on the product.
The recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink is based on potential injury as a result of the plastic seat cracking or breaking, posing a fall hazard. Whilst there have been no reported complaints or injuries in Australia (at the time of publishing) there is however a number of international reports of swings breaking and injuries being sustained.
The recall only applies to those in the manufacturing period November 2009 through December 1, 2013. The manufacturing date code and model number 615573 are molded into the back of the swing seat.
The Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink is an outdoor baby/toddler swing. A T-bar and straps hold the child in place and can be removed as the child grows. The swing has a pale pink seat and a dark pink T-bar with a ‘Little Tikes’ logo. The ropes on the swing are yellow.
The product has been sold at many national retailers including Toys R Us, Toyworld, OO.com, The Playroom and Harvey Norman.
What should consumers who have this product do?
For more information consumers can also visit the Product Safety Website.