Dream On Me Recalls Infant Swings Due to Strangulation Hazard




From a press release:

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Happy Swing II infant swings

Units: About 560

Importer: Dream On Me Inc., of South Plainfield, N.J.

Hazard: The opening between the tray and seat or the grab bar and seat can allow a child’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children if the belt is not engaged.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The Happy Swing II is a fabric infant swing that comes in red and green with a tray and grab bar attachment. The model/style number included in the recall is “432” which is printed on a label on the frame of the swing. The fabric swing sits on a triangular frame and is battery operated.

Sold at: Juvenile products stores and CSN stores nationwide and online at Wayfair and Amazon.com from October 2010 through September 2012 for between about $80 and $130.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled infant swings immediately and contact Dream On Me for a replacement product. Consumers will have a choice between a free replacement swing or a Melody Musical baby walker.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dream On Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.dreamonme.com

Picture of Recalled Infant Swing

 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov