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Plastic Swing RECALL ALERT

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  • the_littleminx the_littleminx's Avatar 01-11-05 | 08:55 AM
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    January 4, 2005
    Release # 05-077 Firmís Hotline: (800) 347-8372
    CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
    CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908



    CPSC, The Step 2 Co. Announce Recall to Repair Toddler Swings
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    Name of product: Toddler Swings

    Units: About 9,300

    Manufacturer: The Step 2 Co., of Streetsboro, Ohio

    Hazard: The straps on these swings could break, causing a child riding in the swing to fall to the ground and suffer injuries.

    Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

    Description: The recall includes toddler swings with model numbers 7336KR and 733604. The model numbers are located on a label on the back of the swings. The swings are made from green plastic and the red Step 2 logo is located on the front of the swing. The straps on the recalled swings are grey and blue colored.

    Sold at: Toy and discount department stores nationwide from May 2003 through December 2004 for between $17 and $20.

    Manufactured in: United States

    Remedy: Consumers should stop using these swings and contact the firm to determine if their swing is involved in the recall. If it is, the firm will provide a free repair.

    Consumer Contact: Contact Step 2 at (800) 347-8372 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or log on to www.step2.com

    Last edited by the_littleminx; 01-11-05 at 08:57 AM..

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